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1

heat applications have these effects except

decreased blood flow

2

the greatest threat from heat application is

burns

3

who is at greatest risk for complications from heat applications

an older person with nerve damage

4

these statements are about moist heat applications. what is false about them

the effects from moist heat are less than from a dry heat application

5

a hot application is usually

98-106

6

what is something false about sit baths

sitz baths last 25-30 minutes

7

a person uses an aquathermia pad what is false

pins secure the pad in place

8

reduce pain, prevent swelling and decrease circulation

cold applications

9

what is not a complication of cold applications

infection

10

before applying an ice bag

place the bag in a cover

11

moist cold compresses are left in place no longer than

20 minutes

12

a cooling blanket is used for

hyperthermia

13

rehabilitation and restorative nursing care focus on

the whole person

14

rehabilitation begins with preventing

contractures and pressure ulcers

15

a person has weakness on the right side. ADL are

done by the person to the extent possible

16

persons with disabilities are likely to feel

undesirable, angry and hostile, depressed

17

during a therapy a person wants music played. you should

ask the person to choose some music

18

a persons right side is weak. you move the signal light to the left side. you have promoted quality of life by

providing for safety

19

t or f you should give praise for even slight process

true

20

t or f speech therapy should be done in private

true

21

t or f a person is not allowed dessert until exercises are done. this is abuse and mistreatment

true

22

t or f person refuses to attend a concert at the nursing center. the person must attend. this is part of rehabilitation plan

false

23

t or f rehabilitation for older persons is usually slower paced than for younger persons

true

24

t or f you need to stress what the person can do

true

25

t or f sympathy and pity help the person adjust

false

26

t or f you should know how to apply self help devices

true

27

t or f you need to convey hopefulness to the person

true

28

a person with miniere's disease has

vertigo

29

care of the person with miniere's disease includes

falls

30

what are signs of hearing loss

speaking too loudly, asking to repeat things, answering questions poorly

31

you are talking to a person with hearing loss. what should you not do

shout

32

you are talking to a person with hearing loss. you should not do what

change the subject if the person doesn't seem to understand

33

what does a hearing aid do

makes sounds louder

34

a hearing aid does not seem to be working. your first action is to do what

see if it is turned on

35

a person has aphasia. you know that

the person has a language disorder

36

a person with receptive aphasia has trouble

understanding messages

37

a person has a speech disorder. what should you NOT do

correct the persons speech

38

a person has a cataract- what is false about this

central vision is lost

39

a person had cataract surgery what should you not let the person do

rub their eye

40

person has age related macular degeneration what is true

there is a blind spot in the center of the eye

41

t or f a person with low vision can have their eyesight corrected

false

42

who is at risk for low vision

person with diabetic retinopathy

43

braille involves

raised dots arranged for letters of the alphabet

44

which are dangers to persons who are blind or visually impaired

burnt out bulbs

45

person is blind. the meal time setting should

be the same for every meal

46

you are talking to a person who is visually impaired what should you do

face the person when talking to him or her

47

when eyeglasses are not worn they should be

put in the eyeglass case

48

total ir partial loss of the ability to use or understand language

aphasia

49

absence of sight

blindness

50

another name of expressive aphasia

brocha's aphasia

51

earwax

cerumen

52

hearing loss which it is impossible for the person to understand speech through hearing alone

deafness

53

difficultly expressing or sending out thoughts

expressive aphasia

54

difficulty expressing or sending out thoughts and difficulty understanding language

expressive receptive aphasia

55

eyesight that cannot be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, drugs, or surgery

low vision

56

difficulty understanding language; werknickes area

receptive aphasia

57

ringing, roaring, hissing, or buzzing sound in the ear or head

tinnitus

58

dizziness

vertigo

59

activities usually done during a normal day in a persons life

activities of daily living

60

any lost, absent, or impaired physical or mental function

disability

61

artifical replacement for a missing body part

prothesis

62

process of restoring the person to his or her highest possible level of physical, psychological, social, and economic function

rehabilitation

63

nursing assistant with special training in restorative nursing and rehabilitation skills

restorative aide

64

care that helps person regain health, strength, and independence

restorative nursing care

65

soft pad applied over a body area

compress

66

to narrow

constrict

67

bluish color

cyanosis

68

to expand or open wider

dilate

69

body temperature that is much higher than the persons normal range

hyperthermia

70

very low body temp

hypothermia

71

wrapping a body part with a wet or dry application

pack