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4 basic parts of communication
sender,message, receiver, feedback
two basic modes of communication
verbal and nonverbal
SOAP notes S=?
subjective-verbally given to you
SOAP notes O=?
objective- symptoms you can see or hear
SOAP notes A=?
SOAP notes P=?
plan- what are we doing for problem
loss of sensation that makes a person insensible to pain. may be conciuos or unconcious
two major classifications of anethesia
regional and general
anesthesia that reduces all pain in a particular area
what type of block consists of the SQ infiltration of a small area of the body
consists of injecting the agent into the region of a nerve trunk or other large nerve branch
consists of injecting agent in the subarachnoid space of the spinal canal/ blocks all impulses below that area
frequently used when continuous anethesia is desired for a prolonged period
saddle block blocks all impulses to and from what part of the body
type of block in which anesthesia is obtained from umbilicus to toes
type of anesthesia that causes complete loss of conciousness
stages in inhalation anethesia
step in inhalation anethesia that is the stage of analgesia or induction
step 2 in inhalation anethesia that patient may person may respond violently to very little stimulation
stage of excitement
step in inhalation anethesia that is the surgical or operative stage
step in inhalation anethesia where cardiac failure or death may occur
how can a cast be removed
soaking in warm vinegar-water solution and cutting
5 stages of death
denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance
hot water bottle may not exceed what temp
125 degrees F
cold packs/ice bags cause skin contact burns known as?
all apparel worn in OR should be made of?
non-static producing material- 100% cotton is the most acceptable
humidity for OR should be kept at?
temperature in OR should be at?
forms on all O2 cylinders in OR?
DD1191- O2 warning tag
pratices used to prevent the transfer of pathogenic organisms from person to person/person to place/ place to place
organism that is capable of producing infection or infectious disease
the (carrier) on which the infectious agent primarily depends on for survival
resevoir for infectious agent
most common resevoir of infectiuos agents
avenue by which the infectious agent leaves its resevoir
portal of exit
mechanism by which infectious agent is transmitted
mode of trasnmission
the avenue by which the agent enters the host
portal of entry
affords an agent nourishment/protection to survive/multiply
life span of articles packaged and sterilized in cotton muslin wrappers
life span of articles sterilized in cotton muslin wrappers and sealed in plastic
complete destruction of all living organisms including bacterial spores/viruses
what are the physical methods of sterilization
moist heat and dry heat
chemical methods of sterilization
gas and liquid solutions
most dependable and economical method of sterilization
steam under pressure
the only 2 types of steam under pressure sterilizers
downward displacement and pre-vacuum high-temp
when does the timing begin during the use of the downward displacement sterilizer
at 245 degrees F
most modern/economical/fastest way of sterilizing
temp increases time for sterilization does what
3minutes of sterilization needs what temp?
8min sterilization needs what temp?
at 245 F amount of time to sterilize is?
items sterilized as flash take how long
3min at 270F
dry heat sterilization involves what time/heat
2hour at 320F
only liquid that renders item sterile
items must be submerged in glutaraldehyde for how long
most effective method of gas chemical sterilization
ETO ethylene oxide gas
time needed for ETO gas sterilization
floor used by surg team must be cleaned how?
wet vacuum method
least appropiate way to clean OR floors