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Nursing Class Quiz 5

DOE Dyspnea on exertion
DON Director of Nursing
drsg dressing
Dx diagnosis
ECG/ EKG electrocardiogram
EEG electroencephalogram
EENT Eyes, ears, nose, and throat
ER Emergency room
F Fahrenheit
FBS Fasting blood sugar
fl; fld fluid
Fx fracture
Fuo fever of unknown origin
gal gallon
GB gallbladder
Gl gastro-intestinal
GU genito-urinary
h; hr hour
H2O water
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
ht height
hx history
ICU Intensive care unit
I&O intake and output
IV intravenous
L left; liter
lab laboratory
lb pound
liq liquid
Body Mechanics Efficient and safe use of the body by the coordination of body alignment, balance and movement
ABC'S Alignment, Base of Support, Coordination
prone position laying on stomach
supine position laying on back flat
Re-position in bed or chair every _____________ hrs 2
Incident Report method of documenting facts surrounding an unexpected event in a healthcare setting
laws are rules made by the government to help protect the public
criminal law offenses against the public
civil law deal with relationships between people
tort a wrong committed against a person or property
Malpractice giving care for which you are not allowed legally to perform
Negligence Actions or failure to act or give proper care, resulting in injury
Assault Act of threatening to touch, or attempting to touch a person, without proper consent (CONSENT)
Battery Touching a person with consent
Consent the right to decide what will be done to the body and who can touch the body
False imprisonment unlawful restraining or restricting a person's movement
Defamation False statement made to a third person that causes a person shame or ridicule, or ruins the reputations
Diversion of Drugs unauthorized taking or use of any drug
Neglect a failure to provide goods and services necessary to avoid physical harm, mental anguish or mental illness
ethics is knowledge of what is right conduct and wrong conduct, or knowing right from wrong
Confidentiality not disclosing or telling information that is personal or private about a resident, except to authorized people
Created by: Chloe2021