Pearson Chpt 6 Injury Prevention, disaster planning and protecting client safety
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Their safety depends on action of parents and caretakers; anticipatory buidance at well check ups is an opportunity for nurses to educate parents
are most frequently prone to accidents and injury due to increased physical mobility and intellectual curiosity
These children are at risk for injury at home and in community. They also spend increased time away from parents or caregivers
injury and death may be very violent in nature; newly found independence, feelings of invincibility and immortality, and access to motor vehicles can lead to accidents with injury
In the home these may lead to accidental injury or death; owners should be encouraged to attend safety class and store in a locked cabinet
these are the leading cause of accidents in older adults
this involves wrong clinet, medication, dose, time or route
is an undesired effect of a prescribed medication, wheter a severe side effect or a toxicity
occurs when prescribed medication dosage is excessive or poisonous to an individual; this may be due to the client's size, health condition, or other medication being taken
is an unusual response to a drug that may be unrelated to dose; reaction may or may not reoccur if medication is given again
allergies to this may alert nurse to a potential allergy to iodine-based dyes used in radiologic procedures
The hospital bed should be kept in this position for fall prevention
are devices used to limit client mobility. They can be physical or chemical
suction and oxygen equpment should be kept near bed for patients as what kind of precaution?
What does the acronym RACE stand for
- -Remove client from danger
- -Activiate the fire alarm
- -Contain the fire
- -Evacuate the area (horizonal evacuation should be done before vertical if possible)
exposure is a health hazard for many employees in the health care setting
this organization has issued written standards that include recommenation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding standard precautions for bloodborne pathogens
this allergy is an actual or potential hazard for health care workers and clients. It is used in many medical products but most frequently in gloves
These should never be recapped, bent or broken before disposal. They should be placed in sharps container that should be in each room
in the event of this spill, the nurse should restrict access to area of spill and contact environmental services or other department per protocol
assess disaster victims for extent of injury is called?
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