CNAChpt11April

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CNAChpt11April
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CNA Chapter Terms April
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Chapter 11 Terms
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  1. Walking
    Ambulation
  2. Body positioning that promotes proper body functioning; posture
    Body Alignment
  3. Position with the resident sitting up with the feet over the side of the bed to regain balance, equalize blood flow in the body, and return blood flow to the heart;
    helps prevent dizziness and lightheadedness that can cause fainting
    Dangling
  4. Turning sheet that is placed under residents who are unable to assist with turning, lifting, or moving up in bed
    Draw Sheet
  5. The science of designing equipment and setting up areas to make them safer and to suit the worker’s abilities
    Ergonomics
  6. Position with the person lying on his or her back with the head of bed elevated about 45 to 60 degrees
    Fowler’s
  7. A belt made of canvas or other heavy material used to help residents walk; also called a transfer belt
    Gait Belt
  8. Position with person on his or her side
    Lateral
  9. Moving a person as a unit, without disturbing the alignment of the body
    Logrolling
  10. Special equipment used to lift and move or lift and weigh a person
    Mechanical Lift
  11. Acronym that stands for work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    MSDs
  12. Helping people into positions that will be comfortable and healthy for them
    Positioning
  13. Position with person lying on his or her stomach
    Prone
  14. Rubbing or friction resulting from the skin moving one way and the bone underneath it remaining fixed or moving in the opposite direction
    Shearing
  15. Position with person lying on his or her left side with one leg drawn up
    Sim’s
  16. Position with person lying flat on his or her back
    Supine
  17. Moving a resident from one place to another
    Transfer
  18. A belt made of canvas or other heavy material used to assist residents who are weak, unsteady, or uncoordinated; also called a gait belt
    Transfer Belt

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