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AIR POLLUTION
CONTAMINATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT ATMOSPHERE WITH SUBSTANCES KNOWN AS POLLUTANTS WHICH ARE NOT NORMALLY FOUND IN THE AIR
AMBULARM
SAFTEY DEVICE THAT ALERTS HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL THAT A CLIENT IS ATTEMPTING TO GET UP. PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE TO RESTRAINTS
AURA
SENSATION AS OF LIGHT OR WARMTH THAT MAY PROCEED AN ATTACK OF MIGRANE OR EPILEPTIC SEIZURE
BIOTERRORISM
THE USE OF BIOLOGICAL AGENTS TO CREATE FEAR AND THREAT
CARBON MONOXIDE
COLORLESS, ODORLESS, POISONOUS GAS PRODUCED BY THE COMBUSTION OF CARBON OR ORGANIC FUELS
ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL CICUMSTANCES IN WHICH A PERSON WORKS OR LIVES
FDA (FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION)
FEDERAL AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS REGARDING THE MANUFACTURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS, TO ENSURE PROTECTION AGAINST THE SALE OF IMPURE OR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
FOOD POISONING
TOXIC PROCESS RESULTING FROM THE INGESTION OF A FOOD CONTAMINATED BY TOXIC SUBSTANCES OR BY BACTERIA CONTAING TOXINS
HYPOTHERMIA
ABNORMAL LOWERING OF BODY TEMPERATURE BELOW 95 DEGREES F USUALLY CAUSED BY PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO COLD
IMMUNIZATION
PROCESS BY WHICH RESISTANCE TO AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE IS PRODUCED OR AUGMENTED.
LAND POLLUTION
CONTAMINATION OF SOIL BY IMPROPER DISPOSAL OR RADIOACTIVE OR BIOACTIVE WASTE PRODUCTS
NOISE POLLUTION
NOISE LEVEL IN AN ENVIRONMENT AT THE LEVEL THAT IT BECOMES UNCOMFORTABLE TO THE INHABITANTS
PATHOGEN
ANY MICROORGANISM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DISEASE
POISON
ANY SUBSTANCE THAT IMPAIRS HEALTH OR DESTROYS LIFE WHEN INGESTED, INHALED, OR ABSORBED BY THE BODY IN RELATIVELY SMALL AMOUNTS
POLLUTANT
HARMFUL CHEMICAL OR WASTE MATERIAL DISCHARGED INTO THE WATER OR ATMOSPHERE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AMOUNT OF MOISTURE IN THE AIR AS COMPARED WITH THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT THAT THE AIR COULD CONTAIN AT THE SAME TEMPERATURE
RESTRAINT
DEVICE TO AID IN THE IMMOBILIZATION OF A CLIENT OR A CLIENTS EXTREMITY
SEIZURE
BRIEF TEMPORARY MALFUNCTIONS OF NERVE CELLS IN THE BRAIN MAY RESULT IN SEIZURE ACTIVITY
SEIZURE PRECAUTIONS
MEASURES THAT PROTECT THE CLIENT FROM INJURY DURING A SEIZURE
STATUS EPILEPTICUS
MEDICAL EMERGENCY WHERBY A PERSON HAS CONTINUAL SEIZURES WITHOUT INTERRUPTION
WATER POLLUTION
CONTAMINATION OF LAKES RIVERS AND STREAMS BY INDUSTRIAL POLLUTANTS