test 6

  1. what is the year of baby boomers?
  2. what is the year of generation X?
  3. what is the year of generationY?
    aka millenials(1979-2000)
  4. process of receving stimuli or data
    sensory reception
  5. what is external stimuli?
    visual auditory olfactory tactile gustatory
  6. awareness of the position and movement of body parts
  7. the ability to perceive and understand an object through touch by its size,shape,and texture
  8. awareness of body organs
    visceral sensations
  9. what effects internal stimuli?
    kinesthetics and visceral sensations
  10. conscious organization and translation of the data or stimuli into meaningful information
    sensory perception
  11. what is needed to for an individual to be aware of their environment?
    stimulus, receptor, impulse conduction and perception
  12. agent or act that stimulates nerve
  13. converts stimulus to a nerve impulse (nerve cell)
  14. travels along a nerve pathway to spinal cord/brain
    impulse conduction
  15. specialized brain cells interpret the sensory stimuli, the brain must be alert
  16. the term used to describe when a person is in optimal arousal
  17. spot in the brain stem that is thought to mediate the arousal mechanism
    RAS- reticular activating system
  18. the two components of RAS
    • RIA-reticular inhibitory area
    • REA-reticular excitatory area (arousal and wakefulness)
  19. what happens in an absence of RAS to the cerebrum?
    brain becomes inactive or useless
  20. whats between REA and RIA
    level of consciousness maintained
  21. decrease in or lack of meaningful stimuli
    sensory deprivation
  22. when a person is unable to process or manage the amount or intensity of sensory stimuli.
    sensory overload
  23. impaired reception,perception, or both of one or more of the senses ex) blindness or deafness
    sensory deficit
  24. basic human needs
    • oxygen
    • nutrtion
    • optimal temp and humidity
  25. what is the 5th leading cause of death
    accidents (unintentional harm)
  26. 89% of hospital incidents
  27. accidents other than falls in which client is pirmary factor (self mutilation, burns, cuts, bruises)
    client inherent
  28. related to therapies (med errors, improper application of splint)
    procedure related
  29. malfunction or misues of equipment (wheels not locked, electrocution, fire )
    equipment related
  30. what are alternatives to restraints
    • frequent observation
    • reorientation
    • involvement of family
    • bed alarms/ patient alarms
    • locate patients in busy area
    • ** document alternatives prior to restraint order**
  31. OBRA
    omnibus budget reconciliation act 1990 - guidelines for restraints last resort
  32. what is RACE?
    • rescue patients
    • sounds alarm
    • contain the fire
    • evacuate/extinguish
  33. class A extinguishers?
    combuistibles wood, paper, cloth
  34. class b extinguisher
    flammable liquids
  35. class c extinguishers
    electrical equipment
  36. class abc extinguishers
    all types used most often
  37. What does PASS stand for?
    • pull the pin
    • aim at the base of fire
    • squeeze the handles
    • sweep side to side
Card Set
test 6