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Clinical Secretary- Reverse Definations

tuning fork a device used to check hearing
otoscope a device used to examine the ears
opthalmoscope a device used to examine the eyes
stethoscope a device used to listen to the heart
sphygmomanometer a devise used to take blood pressure
ID band a plastic bracelet used on every admission
consultation report a specialist dictates his findings
hospital number a unique number assigned to each client
stores all equipment and supplies, other than those that must be sterilized, are obtained here
MAR any medication given to a client must be recorded and signed for
business office billing provincial or territorial plans
acute care care for a client with an illness expected to run a short course
palliative care care for a person with a terminal illness
chronic care care for someone with a chronic illness
admission sheet/face sheet chart beings with this
dictation room confidential room for doctors to dictate
cross coverage covering two units
maintenance/ environmental engineering ensures that equipment is safe and operational
shift report essential client information passed on to the next shift of nurses
admission interview/assessment form gathers a basic health history
pneumatic tube interconnecting tunnels that connect all units
paging systems internal communication systems
nurses notes kept mostly by nurses
critically ill medical crisis
dumbwaiter mini-elevator for small objects
dr's order sheets must be dated and signed each time a new order is given
risk management/infection control oversees infection control policies and procedures within the facility
progress notes physician's assessment of the clients response to treatment
hospital card plastic card imprinted with essential client information
hospital stickers/ID labels preprinted with essential client information
signature sheet provides a method of tracking initials
nutritional services provides all clients meals
medical records/ health info services responsible for all charts generated within the hospital
pharmacy responsible for all medication used in the hospital
information services responsible for communication systems within the hospital
public relations responsible for community liaison
employee health services responsible for employees' work related medical needs
human resources/ employee services responsible for recruiting and interviewing new employees
materials management dept responsible for sterilizing and distributing sterile equpiment
laundry responsible for supplying client care units with clean laundry
purchasing dept responsible for taking inventory
environmental services responsible for the cleanliness of the facility
critical value result that deviates from normal and causes concern
waiting room room for friends and relatives to visit
client/patient teaching room room used for teaching outpatients
clean utility room stores frequently used supplies
medication room stores medications and IV drug solutions
housekeeping supply room stores pails, mops, other cleaning supplies
dirty utility room stores used equpiment and supplies
storage room stores wheelchairs, IV poles, gurneys, etc
conference room team conferences, meetings, client interviews
scope of practice the boundaries of a persons responsibilities
nurse's station the head office
clinical secretary/ ward clerk "the hub of the wheel"
volunteer services unpaid workers who visit patients
treatment room used to perform examinations and minor procedures
admitting/client registration usually the first point of contact; tracks all admissions and discharges; tracks all admissions and discharges; takes a daily census
graphic record vital signs
Created by: Laura Van Laura Van