Card Set Information
Patient Environment Safety
What is the optimal room temperature and humidity?
68F to 70F
20C to 23C
30% - 50% RH
What do you if a patient complains of feeling cold?
Adjust the thermostat
Give a blanket
The most common accidents among patients are...
3 most common factors that predispose a person to falls are...
impaired physical mobility
altered mental status
sensor and/or motor deficits
Who is most at risk for burns?
Diabetics/patients with impaired circulation
Patients with altered mental status
*patients sleeping with ice packs or heating pads
Rescue patients from immediate danger
Activate the fire alarm
Contain the fire
Extinguish the fire