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CORRECT USE OF THE BODY TO LIFT OR MOVE HEAVY OBJECTS OR PATIENTS.
BODY MECHANICS
The study of equipment design to make workplace equipment more comfortable for people so that they are more efficient in their work environment. EX. USE OF MECHANICAL LIFT
ERGONOMICS
THE FOUNDATION ON WHICH THE BODY RESTS OR THE PORTION OF THE BODY IN CONTACT WITH THE FLOOR.
BASE OF SUPPORT
THE MOST STABLE SUPPORT IS:
WIDE BASE
WHAT ARE 4 RISK FACTORS FOR WORKER INJURY
1. REPETITIVE MOTIONS 2. FIXED/AWKWARD POSITION 3. FORCEFUL HAND EXERTIONS 4. UNASSITED HEAVY LIFTING.
TEST LOAD, ASK FOR HELP, FIRM FOOTING, BEND KNEES (NOT BACK), TIGHTEN STOMACH MUSCLES, LIFT WITH LEGS, KEEP LOAD CLOSE, BACK STRAIGHT WILL ALL HELP IN
REDUCING RISK OF INJURY
IT'S BETTER TO PUSH THAN PULL.
T OR F
TRUE
TRANSFER ACROSS THE
SHORTEST DISTANCE
SORES OR ULCERS THAT FORM ON THE SKIN OVER A BONY PROMINENCE AS A RESULT OF PRESSURE.
PRESSURE SORES
RUBBING THE SKIN AGAINST BED LINEN.
FRICTION
SKIN DAMAGE CAUSED BY STRETCHING A PATIENTS SKIN BETWEEN THE BONE INSIDE AND THE SHEET OUTSIDE.
SHEARING
TO AVOID FRICTION AND SHEARING USE_________
DRAW LIFTING OR TURNING SHEETS.
IF THE PATIENT CAN NOT ASSIST YOU IN A MOVE, POSITION THE PATIENT_________
LIE STILL WITH HANDS AND ARMS CROSSED OVER CHEST
GOOD BODY MECHANICS FOR PATIENT: KEEP PATIENT IN GOOD POSTURE, LIFT PATIENT NOT DRAG. T OR F
TRUE
TO REDUCE SORES CHANGE PATIENTS POSITION EVERY
2 HRS
A HEAVY CANVAS BELT USED TO ASSIST THE PATIENT WITH MOVING, WALKING, AMBULATION.
GAIT BELT
A SLING OR CRANE-LIKE DEVICE USED TO MOVE A PATIENT THAT CAN NOT ASSIST.
MECHANICAL HYDRAULIC LIFT
NAME SOME CONTRAIDICATIONS FOR USE OF THE TRANSFER BELT
PREGNANCY, COLOSTOMY, GASTROSTOMY, INCISION, CARDIAC/RESPIRATORY DISEASES, FRACTURED RIBS.
LYING ON BACK; FACE UP
SUPINE POSITION
THIS POSITION MAY BE USED FOR SLEEPING
SUPINE POSITION
LYING ON ABDOMEN WITH HEAD TURNED TO ONE SIDE.
PRONE POSITION
LYING ON THE LEFT OR RIGHT SIDE.
LATERAL POSITION
SEMI-SITTING POSITION IN BED.
SEMI-SITTING FOWLER'S POSITION
THIS POSITION IS USED FOR TUBE FEEDINGS OR TROUBLE BREATHING.
SEMI-SITTING FOWLER'S POSITION
SITTING UP COMPLETELY. THIS POSITION IS USED FOR FEEDING.
HIGH-FOWLER'S POSITION
A SIDE LYING POSITION IN WHICH THE PATIENT IS PLACED ON THE LEFT SIDE WITH THE RIGHT LEG FLEXED AND BENT. THIS IS USED FOR RECTAL EXAMINATIONS.
SIM'S POSITION
POSITION IN WHICH HEAD IS FLAT AND FEET ARE ELEVATED ABOVE THE HEART. THIS POSITION IS FOR SHOCK PATIENTS, TRAUMA ETC. GET'S BLOOD TO HEAD.
TRENDELENBURG