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PPD vocab

Positioning,Prepping and Draping vocabulary word

padded body & kidney rest used to stabilize the body in lateral kidney positions
pillows,doughnuts,headrests,wrist straps & sandbags used for additiona immobilization & support
drawsheet used as an arm restraint, and sued to support/lift the body during transfer to a stretcher
armboard used to support the arm when giving intravenous infusions
operating room table used to achieve any desired position thru manual/electrical controls; accepts attachments
stirrups raise/support the legs in lithotomy position
safety beld(knee strap) used to secure the pt during all induction & most positions except lithotomy
anesthesia screen holds drape off the pt's face and separates nonsterile area from sterile field
kraske used for rectal procedures
prone used for procedures on the posterior surface of the body
supine used for abdominal/abdominothoracic procedures, as well as some lower extremity procedures
sitting used for neurosurgical and some otorhinology procedures
lateral kidney used for procedures on the kidney/distal ureter and for colonoscopies
lithotomy used for vaginal,perineal & rectal procedures
lateral chest used for thoracic procedures when a lateral approach is desired by surgeon
trendelenburg used for lower abdominal and pelvic procedures when surgeon wants abdominal contents to be separated from pelvic contents
iodophor a complex of iodine and detergent; is non-irritating to skin/mucous membranes; slowly releases 1% iodine for residual cidal effect
chlorhexidine gluconate is a good alternative for those allergic to iodophor; has a residual effect for at least 4 hrs
hexachlorophene develops a cumulative action after a period of frequent use; therefore is only used on pts who have washed exclusively for several days w/this produce. is neutralized by alchol
alcohols (isopropyl & ethyl) are flammable; therefore they must be used in small qty's and must not be allowed to pool around/under pt's, especially when lasers/esu are used
Created by: clmcnees