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Mosby Ch. 11 Safety

Review for Mosby Chapter 11 - Safety Test

What is a state of being unaware of one's surroundings? Coma
A sudden catastrophic event in which people are injured and killed and property is destroyed disaster
When electrical current passes through the body. This is electrical shock
This carries leaking electricity to the earth and away from an electrical item ground
Any chemical in the workplace that can cause harm hazardous substance
Paralysis on one side of the body hemiplegia
Any event that has harmed or could harm a patient, resident, visitor, or staff member incident
Loss of muscle function, loss of sensation, or loss of both muscle function and sensation paralysis
paralysis in the legs and lower trunk paraplegia
paralysis in the arms, legs, and trunk quadriplegia
When breathing stops from the lack of oxygen suffocation
Violent acts (including assault and threat of assault) directed toward persons at work or while on duty workplace violence
Created by: tdeeter