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RADT465 Patient Care

ARRT registry review covering patient care content area

QuestionAnswer
Object or material that is likely to carry infection fomite
An organism that transmits disease(s) vector
Decreased volume of circulating blood in the body hypovolemia
What is the average adult pulse rate? 60-100 beats/min
What is the average pediatric pulse rate? 80-120 beats/min
Failure to use reasonable care, resulting in damage or injury to another negligence
A wrongful act or an infringement of a right tort
What is the average adult respiration rate? 12-20 breaths/min
What is the normal BUN range? 6-20 mg/dL
What is the normal creatinine range? 0.6-1.5 mg/dL
What kind of room do airborne precautions require? negative pressure room
TB, chicken pox, and measles are examples of what? airborne diseases
Rubella, mumps, and the flu are examples of what? droplet diseases
MRSA, conjunctivitis, and rotavirus are examples of what? contact diseases
Related to cardiac failure and results from interference with heart function cardiogenic shock
Loss of large amounts of blood hypovolemic shock
Associated with the pooling of blood in the peripheral vessels and results in decreased arterial resistance neurogenic shock
A widespread infection causing organ failure and dangerously low blood pressure septic shock
Infection caused by physician intervention or by medical/diagnostic treatment/procedures iatrogenic
A site where an infectious organism can remain alive and from which transmission can occur reservoir
An environment where microbes can grow and flourish host
Pale, cool skin diaphoretic
Feverish with hot, dry skin febrile
Written defamation libel
Spoken defamation slander
Small container that usually holds a single dose of medication ampoule
Larger container that holds a number of doses of medication vial
Used to describe an amount of fluid to be injected bolus
A narrow-mouthed container carafe
Port-a-Cath, PICC, and Swan-Ganz are examples of central venous lines
Salem-sump and Levin are examples of NG tubes
The action of damaging the good reputation of someone defamation
Habitual truthfulness veracity
Ethical principle that address the idea that a health care worker should promote good beneficence
The ability to make an informed, uncoerced decision autonomy
Practice that is used to retard the growth of pathogenic bacteria antisepsis
Created by: lnemge1