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Environmental Safety
Basic needs
Oxygen
Nutrition
Optimum temperature and humidity
Environmental Safety (cont'd)
Physical hazards
Accidents
Lighting
Obstacles
Bathroom hazards
Security: fires, lead, carbon monoxide, break-ins
Environmental Safety (cont'd)
Transmission of pathogens
Exposures
Immunizations
Environmental Safety (cont'd)
Pollution
Air pollution
Land pollution
Water pollution
Noise pollution
Environmental Safety (cont'd)
Terrorism
Bioterrorism: recognition and response
Risks at Developmental Stages
Infant, toddler, preschooler
Exploration of the environment
Accidents and injuries
School-age child
– Activities:
sports, bicycles
Adolescent
Greater independence
Risk-taking behaviors
Driving
Accidents
Adult
Lifestyle habits
Stress
Risks at Developmental Stages
Older adult
Physiological changes
Falls, accidents
Individual Risk Factors
Lifestyle
Impaired mobility
Sensory or communication impairment
Lack of safety awareness
Risks in the Health Care Environment
Medical errors
Falls (90% of reported incidents)
Client-inherent accidents
– Seizures
Procedure-related accidents
Equipment-related accidents
Assessment
Nursing history
Client’s home environment
Health care environment
Risk for falls
Risk for medical errors
Bioterrorist attacks
Client expectations
Nursing Diagnoses
Risk for injury
Deficient knowledge
Risk for poisoning
Disturbed sensory perception
Risk for trauma
Planning
Goals and outcomes
Examples
Client does not suffer a fall or injury
Client identifies risks associated with visual impairment
Setting priorities
Continuity of care
Implementation
Developmental interventions for injury prevention
Infant, toddler, preschooler
Adolescent
Adult
Older adult
Implementation: Home Environment
Temperature and humidity
Lighting
Safety features
Security measures
Nutrition: food preparation
Asepsis: cleanliness
Implementation: Home Environment
Temperature and humidity
Lighting
Safety features
Security measures
Nutrition: food preparation
Asepsis: cleanliness
Implementation: Acute Care
Fall prevention
Restraints
Legal guidelines
Restraint-free environment
Side rails
Fire safety (RACE)Seizure precautions
Poison control
Electrical safety
Radiation safety
Bioterrorism response: emergency management plan
Infection control
Evaluation
Prevention of injury
Client expectations