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chapter 6 vocab


airborne precautions Special actions used for pt's with illnesses transported by airborne droplet nuclei
biohazard materials that may be able to transmit infections.
biohazard symbol symbol on waste container to ensure awareness of controls
body mechanics helps prevent injury and allows efficient lifting, moving, and transfer of pts.
category-specific isolation precations standard precaution used in particular situations such as airborne, droplet and contact precautions.
contact precautions special actions used for pts known to have a skin or wound infection
droplet precautions special actions used for pts known to have or suspected of having illess transmitted by particle droplet
ergonomics study of maximizing work effiency and safety
isolation precautions special actions used when there is a high risk of exposure to specific disease.
(P.P.E) personal protective equipment protects from exposure to pathogens.
sharps needles, glass slides, scalpel blades, and other sharp biohazards materials
standard precautions preventing the spread of disease from exposure to blood or other body fluids
stress bodys response to change
universal precautions measures used to prevent healthcare workers from contact with pathogens
C.D.C. (center of disease control) an agency of the US department of health and human services, for control, prevention, and investigation of dieases
GAS (general adaptation syndrome) the bodys reaction to stress
HBV Hepatitus B Virus
HIV Human Immunodeficency Virus
MSDS (material safety data sheet) paper that accompanies all chemicals with information about safety
OSHA (Occupational Safety and health administration)
Created by: liz707