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HOW IS THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS SPREAD
BY FECAL CONTAMINATION OF FOOD
WHAT IS THE COMFORT RANGE FOR TEMPERATURE
18.3 23.9 DEGREES C 65-75 F
WHAT IS THE TEMP OF THE BODY OF A PT W/ HYPO THERMIA
35 DEGREES C OR BELOW 95 DEGREES F OR BELOW
INCREASING HUMIDITY CAN ASSIST A PT W/ UPPER RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS
NOTE
FALLS ARE THE MOST COMMON HOSP ADMISSION AMOUNG THE OLDER POPULATION...HIP FRACTURES ARE VERY COMMON AND ASSOCIATED WITH THE FALLS
NOTE
INTRINSIC FACTORS (IE ILLNESS) ARE HARD TO ELIMINATE....EXTRINSIC FACTORS CAN BE ELIMINATED
NOTE
WHAT IS A MEASURE THAT CAN BE USED TO PREVENT SCALDING AT HOME
LOWER THE TEMP ON THE WATER HEATER
WHAT IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF FIRE DEATHS
CARELESS SMOKING
WHAT IS THE MAIN SOURCE OF HOME FIRES
COOKING EQUIP
WHO ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO LEAD POISIONING
FETUSES , INFANTS , AND CHILDREN
WHY ARE CHILDREN MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO LEAD
LEAD IS MORE EASILY ABSORBED INTO GROWING BODIES AND TISSUES
WHAT KIND OF IMMUNITY OCCURS WHEN A PERSON IS INJECTED W/ AN IMMUNIZATION
PASSIVE IMMUNITY OCCURS W / THE INTRO. OF ANTIBODIES
DEFINE SENSORY OVERLOAD
A MARKED INCREASE IN THE INTENSITY OF AUDITORY AND VISUAL STIMULI
WHAT IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CHILDREN OVER AGE 1
INJURIES ARE THE # 1 CAUSE
CHILDREN 5-14 YRS OLD REPRESENT 1/3 OF BICYCLE DEATHS
NOTE
WHAT GROUP IS AT THE HIGHEST DANGER FOR MOTOR VEH ACCIDENTS
TEEN DRIVERS ARE AT THE MOST RISK
WHAT HAPPENS WITH ELDERLY CLIENTS HEARING
HEARING IS IMPAIRED AS HIGH-FREQUENCY TONES BECOME LESS PERCEPTIBLE
WHAT IS A MAJOR FACTOR IN CLIENT FALLS
IMPAIRED MOBILITY DUE TO MUSCLE WEAKNESS, PARALYSIS, OR POOR COORDINATION OR BALANCE ARE FACTORS OF PT FALLS
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE DOCUMENT THAT EXPLAINS CHEMICALS
MSD's MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS
ACCIDENTS MUST HAVE AN INC REPORT
NOTE
LIST THE 4 TYPES OF ACCIDENTS
FALLS
CLIENT INHERENT
PROCEDURE RELATED
EQUIP. RELATED

ALL OF THESE ACCIDENTS REQ AN INC REPORT
WHAT SHOULD AN INC REPORT INCLUDE REGARDING AN ACCIDENT
DOCUMENT THE ACCIDENT, CLIENT ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTIONS CARRIED OUT FOR THE PT
SHOULD A NURSE DOCUMENT AN ACCIDENT IN A PT' SMEDICAL RECORD
YES, AN ACCIDENT SHOULD BE DOCUMENTED....OBJECTIVELY

NO MENTION OF THE ACCIDENT REPORT SHOULD BE MADE IN THE PT'S CHART
WHAT % OF INCIDENTS ARE FALLS IN THE HOSP SETTING
90%
WHAT ARE CLIENT INHERENT ACCIDENTS
ACCIDENTS WHERE THE PT IS THE PRIMARY REASON FOR THE ACCIDENT ( IE SELF MUTILATION..THE RESULT OF A SEIZURE)
DEFINE STATUS EPILEPTICUS
A SEIZURE THAT IS CONTINUOUS, LASTS 15 MINUTES...OR A SERIES OF SEIZURES THAT LASTS OVER 20- 30 MINUTES. THE PT DOES NOT REGAIN CONSCIOUSNESS BTWN ATTACKS. THIS IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY
DEFINE AN TONIC CLONIC, OR GRAND MAL
A FORM OF SEIZURE...DUE TO A SEIZURE DISORDER OR AS A RESULT OF TRAUMA TO THE HEAD...THEY LAST APPROXIMATELY 2 MINUTES...NO LONGER THAN 5 MINUTES
WHEN DO PROCEDURE RELATED ACCIDENTS OCCUR
DURING THERAPY
GIVE EXAMPLES OF PROCEDURE RELATED ACCIDENTS
MED ERRORS, TUBE EROORS, IMPROPER PROCEDURE ( FOLEY)
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR CONNECTING TUBES
ALWAYS TRACE THE TUBE FROM THE PT TO THE POINT OF ORIGIN
WHERE WOULD ACUTELY ILL PTS GO AFTER A BIO-TERROR INC
THEY WOULD REPORT TO ER
WHERE WOULD LESS ILL ILL PTS GO AFTER A BIO-TERROR INC
PRIMARY CARE SETTINGS
DEFINE ANTHRAX
INFECTION OCCURS W/ SKIN CONTACT, INGESTION, OR INHHALATION

FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS
DEFINE PLAGUE
AIRBORNE
X-RAY SHOWS BRONCHOPNEUMONIA

PERSON TO PERSON IS POSSIBLE W/ LG AEROSOL DROPLETS
DEFINE SMALLPOX
SEVERE MORBIDITY
AIRBORNE
FLULIKE SYM.
SKIN LESIONS APPEAR...MACULES TO PAPULES...TO VESICLES
WHAT ARE THE NURSING MEASURES FOR PROVIDING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT
HEALTH PROMOTION, DEVELOPMENTAL INTERVENTIONS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INTERVENTIONS
DEFINE PASSIVE STRATEGIES
ARE IMPLEMENTED THROUGH PUBLIC HEALTH AND GOVERNMENT LEGISLATIVE INTERVENTIONS ( SANITATION AND CLEAN WATER LAWS)
DEFINE ACTIVE STRATEGIES
THE INDIVIDUAL IS ACTIVELY INVOLVED THROUGH CHANGES IN LIFESTYLE ( IE WEARING SEATBELTS) AND PARTICIPATION IN WELLNESS PROGRAMS
ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMMUNITY VALUES HAVE THE GREATEST INFLUENCE ON HEALTH PROMOTION ( REGARDING SAFETY)
NOTE
IMMUNIZATIONS SHOULD BE GIVEN BEFORE AGE 2
NOTE
--RESTARINTS ARE NOT ORDERED PRN
--ADMINISTERED BASED ON FACE TO FACE ASSESSMENT OF THE PT
--MUST STATE THE TYPE OF RESTRAINT, LOC, AND PT BEHAVIORS
--MUST HAVE A LIMITED TIME FRAME
NOTE
IN AN EMERGENCY, A NURSE CAN APPLY A RESTRAINT, THEN A DR MUST ASSESS W/IN 1 HOUR
NOTE
TIES ON AWHHELCHAIR SHOULD BE UNDER THE ARMRESTS
NOTE
RESTARINTS SHOULD BE REMOVED EVERY 2 HOURS...15 MINUTE VISUAL CHECKS SJHOULD OCCUR
NOTE
WHAT ARE THE FIRE INTERVENTION GUIDELINES
R ESCUE PT'S IN DANGER
A- CTIVATE THE ALARM
C- CONFINE ( CLOSE DOORS)
E-XTINGUISH
WHAT IS A TYPE A FIRE EXTING. USED FOR
COMBUSTIBLES ( WOOD, CLOTH , PAPER, PLASTIC)
WHAT IS A TYPE B FIRE EXTING. USED FOR
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS
WHAT IS A TYPE A FIRE EXTING. USED FOR
ELECTRICAL EQUIP
THE THIRD PRONG IN AN ELECTRICAL PLUG IS THE GROUND
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