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Saftey, FUND


minimizes risk of harm to patients and providers by Striving to improve system effectiveness and Individual performance QSEN
Surgical events, Product or device events, Patient protection events, Care management events, Environmental events, Criminal events List of serious reportable events (SREs)
Meeting patients’ physical/psychosocial needs, Reduces risk of injury/transmission of pathogens, Prevents extended length of treatment/stay, ^ patient’s functional status, ^ patient’s sense of well-being, Maintains sanitation & reduces pollution A Safe Environment
OXYGEN, Low concentrations can cause nausea, dizziness, headache, and fatigue
OXYGEN, High concentrations can cause death within 1-3 minutes
Store and prepare food properly, Clean drinking water, Foodborne/waterborne organisms can cause illness nutrition
Positioning, turning, avoiding pressure ulcers mobility
heatstroke or heat exhaustion Hyperthermia
core body temp below 950 F Hypothermia
Helps prevent dry mucous membranes and dry skin Humidity
Infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age, adolescents, adults, elders: most common accident falls, then driving
Medication errors: 2 ID’s, Infection: Hand Washing, Bed sores (pressure ulcers): Turn, Turn, Turn, Failure to diagnose and treat in time, Patient, Abandonment, Poor Communication between Team Members Risks in Health Care Agency
Created by: Khuller