CNAChapt7April

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CNAChapt7April
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CNA Chapter Terms April
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Chapter 7 Terms
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  1. Inhaling food or drink into the lungs
    Aspiration
  2. Weakening or wasting of muscles
    Atrophy
  3. The way the parts of the body work together when you
    move
    Body mechanics
  4. Medications used to control a person’s behavior
    Chemical Restraints
  5. The process of burning
    Combustion
  6. Blue or pale skin and/or mucous membranes due to decreased oxygen in the blood stream
    Cyanosis
  7. Confusion about person, place and time
    Disorientation
  8. Difficulty in swallowing
    Dysphagia
  9. Easily ignited and capable of burning quickly
    Flammable
  10. Collecting and putting things away in a guarded way
    Hoarding
  11. Sheets that provide information on the safe use, hazards, and emergency steps to take when using chemicals
    Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  12. Acronym for use of a fire extinguisher; stands for
    Pull-Aim-Squeeze-Sweep
    PASS
  13. Device that maintains good posture of body alignment; also considered a restraint
    Postural Support
  14. Another word for a physical restraint or postural support
    Protective Device
  15. Acronym for steps taken during a fire; stands for Remove-Activate-Contain-Extinguish
    RACE
  16. A physical or chemical way to restrict voluntary movement or behavior
    Restraint
  17. Measures used instead of physical or chemical restraints
    Restraint Alternatives
  18. An environment in which restraints are not kept or used for any reason
    Restraint-free Care
  19. Burns caused by very hot liquids
    Scalds
  20. A special quick release knot used to tie restraints
    Slip Knot
  21. Death from a lack of air or oxygen
    Suffocation
  22. Artificial or man made
    Synthetic

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