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The most common form of diabetes also called adult onset is know as: Type 2 diabetes
A harmful germ or microorganism that causes disease is: a pathogen
If an object contains dirt or disease-causing germs, it is: contaminated
To remove disease causing germs is to: disinfect
The virus that causes AIDS is the: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
A sturdy container with a tight-fitting lid that cannot be punctured by sharp objects is known as a: sharps container
Germs that are spread by breathing, coughing, or sneezing, are called: airborne
The two most common types of contact by which pathogens are spread are: direct and indirect
When you take dirty linens to the laundry hamper, you should: hold them away from your uniform
What is the most important thing you can do to control the spread of germs? hand washing
You should practice universal precautions: on all patients
Which statement about roommates is true? roommates should be cared for as individuals and not as a couple
A condition in which the rate of the pulse is slower then normal is called: bradycardia
When you count the number of times a person breathes per minute, you are counting her: respirations
When you provide care, you must respect each person's need to maintain his own personal needs, self image, and independence
When providing mouth care for an unconscious person, it is important to: turn their head to the side to prevent aspiration
When assisting a woman with perineal care, always use a clean part of the washcloth for each stroke and wipe from: front to back
When counting the pulse on a resident, never use your: thumb
The instrument used to listen to heart sounds when taking blood pressure or an apical pulse is called a: stethoscope
The pulse located on the inside bend of the elbow is the: brachial
The person you provide care for has a weak right arm. To help him put on a shirt, you first put: the weak arm in the shirt
How does normal aging affect food needs and eating habits: a person will need fewer calories because they are less active.
If someone in your care is losing a lot of fluid by perspiring heavily, vomiting, or has diarrhea, he or she may become ____________ very quickly: dehydrated
Incontinence is: the inability to control the passage of urine of feces
A portable commode is: a chair with a toilet seat and a container to collect waste
Burning on urination, frequent urination, cloudy or dark-colored urine, or milky mucus threads in the urine are signs of: urinary tract infection
When a person in your care has a urinary catheter, prevent infection by providing frequent: perineal care
If a person does not move his joints regularly, the joints may become permanently bent. This condition is known as: contractures
Paralysis from the neck down. quadraplegia
Body Mechanics Using the body efficiently and safely
Fowlers Position Semi-sitting position HOB is elevated 45-60 degrees
RACE Rescue/Alarm/Confine/Extinguish or Evacuate
Hemiplegia Paralysis of one side of the body.
HOH hard of hearing
prn when needed, as necessary
QD daily, every day

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