Pearson Chpt 6 Injury Prevention, disaster planning and protecting client safety

  1. Their safety depends on action of parents and caretakers; anticipatory buidance at well check ups is an opportunity for nurses to educate parents
  2. are most frequently prone to accidents and injury due to increased physical mobility and intellectual curiosity
  3. These children are at risk for injury at home and in community.  They also spend increased time away from parents or caregivers
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. these are the leading cause of accidents in older adults
  7. this involves wrong clinet, medication, dose, time or route
    Medication errors
  8. is an undesired effect of a prescribed medication, wheter a severe side effect or a toxicity
    Adverse reaction
  9. 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
    Toxic reaction
  10. is an unusual response to a drug that may be unrelated to dose; reaction may or may not reoccur if medication is given again
    Idiosyncratic reaction
  11. allergies to this may alert nurse to a potential allergy to iodine-based dyes used in radiologic procedures
  12. The hospital bed should be kept in this position  for fall prevention
    low position
  13. are devices used to limit client mobility.  They can be physical or chemical
  14. suction and oxygen equpment should be kept near bed for patients as what kind of precaution?
  15. 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)
  16. exposure is a health hazard for many employees in the health care setting
    Bloodborne pathogens
  17. this organization has issued written standards that include recommenation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding standard precautions for bloodborne pathogens
  18. 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
  19. These should never be recapped, bent or broken before disposal.  They should be placed in sharps container that should be in each room
  20. in the event of this spill, the nurse should restrict access to area of spill and contact environmental services or other department per protocol
    Chemotherapy Drug
  21. assess disaster victims for extent of injury is called?
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Pearson Chpt 6 Injury Prevention, disaster planning and protecting client safety
Pearson Chapt 6 NCLEX PN Injury prevention, disaster planning, and protecting client safety