Lesson 7: Preventing Injuries

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  1. Alignment
    Good posture
  2. coordination
    The use of direction and force for purposeful action
  3. Entrapment
    When a person's head or another body part gets trapped between, under, or on the side rails of a bed, or between the mattress and the side rail
  4. Balance
    Stability achieved through the even distribution of weight
  5. Body mechanics
    Using one's body in a safe and efficient way to accomplish tasks such as lifting, pushing and pulling
  6. Restraint
    A device that inhibits a person's freedom of movement or ability to reach part of his or her body or a medication that subdues a person
  7. Incident
    Something unusual that happens to a person receiving care, a staff member or a visitor to the facility that has the potential to cause harm
  8. 1. Which of the following is part of good body mechanics?

    a. Independence

    b. Communication

    c. Entrapment

    d. Alignment
    d. Alignment
  9. 2. Which of the following moves increases your stability?

    a. Moving your feet close together

    b. Bending at the waist

    c. Spreading your feet apart

    d. Relaxing your stomach muscles
    c. Spreading your feet apart
  10. 3. Before using any equipment, you should:

    a. Check to make sure it is working properly

    b. Unplug it

    c. File an incident report

    d. Stand up straight
    a. Check to make sure it is working properly
  11. 4. Mrs. Singer is a home health client.  Complications of diabetes have caused her to lose feeling in her legs.  Because of her condition, what type of injury is Mrs. Singer at high risk for?

    a. Poisoning

    b. Burns

    c. Entrapment

    d. Electrical shock
    b. Burns
  12. 5. All of the following are risk factors for falling EXCEPT:

    A. Poor eyesight
    B. Poor mobility
    C. Medication effects
    D. Being overweight
    D. Being overweight
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. 6. you are a new employee and the nurse has asked you to assist Mr. Thompson out of bed using a mechanical lift device.  Although you have used mechanical lifts before, you are not familiar with the kind of mechanical lift used in this facility.  What should you do?

    a. Go to help Mr. Thompson.  The lift probably works the same way the lifts you used at your previous place of employment did

    b. Ask the nurse or another nurse assistant to show you how to use the lift.

    c. Help Mr. Thompson to get out of bed without using the lift.

    d. Practice using the lift with another resident before going to assist Mr. Thompson
    b. Ask the nurse or another nurse assistant to show you how to use the lift.
  14. 7. All of the following are potential complication of restraints EXCEPT:

    A. Death
    B. Low self-esteem and depression
    C. Nerve and tissue damage
    D. Drowning
    D. Drowning
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. 8. You work in a hospital and the nurse has asked you to apply a wrist restraint to Mrs. Schneider because she has repeatedly pulled her intravenous (IV) line out.  Before applying the restraint, you must make sure of all the following EXCEPT:

    a. Mrs. Schneider is able to remove the device independently

    b. The doctor or advance practice nurse has written an order for the restraint

    c. Mrs Schneider understand the reason for the restraint

    d. You have been properly trained in how to apply the restraint, and applying restraints is part of your job description.
    a. Mrs. Schneider is able to remove the device independently
  16. 9. Restraints must be released at least:

    a. Every shift

    b. Ever hour

    c. Every 2 hours, and more often if necessary

    d. Whenever a relative visits
    c. Every 2 hours, and more often if necessary

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