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reposition resident moving the resident every 2 hours in order to prevent bed sores
resident abuse when a resident is mentally, physical or sexual abuse by their care provider
resident belongings personal items of a resident
resident identification used to identify the residents name, room number and bed
resident independence resident should do anything they are able to do by themselves
resident unit residents room, this includes their bed, clothes, night stand, & personal belongings
resident people being cared for at a nursing ome
residents bill of rights federal regulations requires all nursing homes to have written policies they tell the residents their rights. is avalible to any resident who request
residents charts has health record, physicans comments, I & O,bowl movements, restrictions
residents enviroment the nursing home & the places where the nursing home takes the resident, this include other residents and visitors
respectful treatment treating the resident with respect and dignity allowing resident to choose hair style, clothes, and activites they want to e involved in. not getting impacient wih residents
respirations breathing air into & out of the lungs
repiratory symptoms anexity and shortness of breath. fowlers postion for those who have shorness of breath
responding to resident behavor you should always appear happy to a resident. if a resident is sad or upset you should do anything you can to to try and cheer them up.if a resident is rudeor calm you need to sty calm.
resortive care keep the resident at the level achived by rehabilitation.
restraibts any manual, physical, or mechinical device attached or near the persons body that cannot be removed easily & resticts freedom of movement
resuscitation Cpr, Process of sustaining the vital functions of a person in repirtory/cardiac failure. revive the vicim using artifical respiration and chest compressions
Rights nursing centers must provide care om a manner and in a setting that maintains or improves each persons quility of life, health and saftey. major part of obra
scabies intence itching and excoriaticen from scrathing, transmitted by close contact witih infected humans/ domestic animals, where PPE, follow standad precausions and blood born pathogens precausions.
scale used to measure the resdents weight
mask A mask is a protective piece of equipment that Is applied to keep germs out of your air way/ resp system.
maslow American psychologist and a founder of humanistic psychology who developed a model of human motivation, in which a higher need is expressed only after lower needs are fulfilled.
mesuring height determining how tall a person is
measuring temperature determining the body temp of a person
medical asepsis Practices used to remove or destroy pathogens and to prevent their spread from one person to another or one place to another. Clean technique.
medical record A written account of a persons condition and response to treatment and care. Chart or clinical report.
medications A substance used for medical treatment, esp. a medicine or drug.
memory loss partial or total loss of memory
mechanical soft diet A mechanical soft diet represents a transition between a liquid or soft diet and a diet of regular, solid foods.
mentally impired Classification identifying offenders with documented mental disabilities such as a major mental illness..
microorganisms A small living plant of animal.\ seen only with a microscope. A microbe
minerals A solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence
mistreatment the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
mobility The ability to move or be moved freely and easily
morning care The ability to move or be moved freely and easily
mouth care Taking care of mouth hygiene such as brushing teeth and using mouth wash.
moving naviagate around
Multiple Sclerosis A chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may...
Muscle spasms a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
Musculoskeletal system the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form.
nail care Providing care for the nails of a person. Painting them, pushing cuticle's back, trimming nails, cleaning under finger nails.
aphasia Loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage
apical Of, relating to, or denoting an apex
appropriate responce responding in the coreect way for a situation
arteries 1.Any of the muscular-walled tubes forming part of the circulation system by which blood (mainly that which has been oxygenated)
arthritis Painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints.
aseptic 1.Free from contamination caused by harmful microorganisms.
aspirations the drawing of a foreign substance, such as the gastric contents, into the respiratory tract during inhalation
atrophy (of body tissue or an organ) Waste away, typically due to the degeneration of cells, or become vestigial during evolution
axillary temp temperature measured in the armpit.
bacteria A member of a large group of unicellular microorganisms lacking organelles and an organized nucleus, including some that can cause disease.
barging Negotiate the terms and conditions of a transaction
basic needs The basic needs approach is one of the major approaches to the measurement of absolute poverty. It attempts to define the absolute
bathing Wash by immersing one's body in water
bedheight distance from the bottom of the hydraulic press structure to the working height or top of the bed bolster..
bed postion position the bed is in
bedpan A receptacle used by a bedridden patient as a toilet.
skin care Clean, Moisturize, Protect on the skin
behavioral care plan detailed method worked out in advance for the attainment of a goal for a pacients behavior
assertive device assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people
reporting 1.Give a spoken or written account of something that one has observed, heard, done, or investigated.
relgious services service: the act of public worship following prescribed rules
rationalization the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason
range of motion is the distance (linear or angular) that a movable object may normally travel while properly attached to
pressure ulcers Bedsores, more properly known as pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers, are lesions caused by many factors such as: unrelieved pressure
preventing falls protection from falling
preventing injury protection from injury
pricvacy The state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people
progressive Happening or developing gradually or in stages; proceeding step by step
projection throughing forawrd
prostate gland a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of
prosthesis 1.An artificial body part, such as a leg, a heart, or a breast implant
protective equipment Equipment in a distribution system such as protective relays, cutout switches, disconnect switches, lightning arresters, and fuses
psychological needs Innate human feelings of deprivation related to an individual's mental well-being. See Needs
pulse 1.A rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them
quadriplegia Paralysis of all four limbs; tetraplegia
radial rist
ramp heartbeat peak
reminiscing To recollect and tell of past experiences or events
foley catheter flexible (usually latex) tubes that are passed through the urethra during urinary catheterization and into the...
foot borad An upright panel forming the foot of a bed.
foot care Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg..
foot drop inability or difficulty in moving the ankle and toes upward (dorsiflexion). In walking, while stepping forwar
fowlers postion standard patient position. It is used to relax tension of the abdominal muscles
fracture The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material
fraud 1.Wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain
frequent urination is the need to urinate more often than usual
gait belt device used to transfer people from one position to another or from one thing to another
gastrostomy tube A tube inserted into the gastronomy thru which nutrients are fed..
geriatrics The branch of medicine or social science dealing with the health and care of old people.
gerontology The scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and the particular problems of old people.
geasture A movement of part of the body, esp. a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning
hair care care for the hair
hallucination An experience involving the perception of something not present.
paranoia 1.A mental condition characterized by delusions of persecution, unwarranted jealousy, or exaggerated self-importance, typically worked
parkinson A progressive disease of the nervous system marked by tremor, muscular rigidity, and slow, imprecise movement, chiefly affecting
pathogns A bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease
patience The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.
personal belognings means items designed for you to wear or carry. Pre-authorisation means a process through which an insured person seeks approval from us
personal items Please check all of your garments for money, jewellery or other valuables prior to depositing them with us
prsonalprotective equipment protective items such as reflective vests, hard hats, steel-toed boots and gloves
personal stress Pressure or tension exerted on a material object
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