Flashcards in Fall 2015 Final Deck (52):
X-Rays were discovered by __1__ on __2__
1. Dr. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
2. November 8, 1895
1. Who discovered the fluoroscope?
2. Who was the first radiation fatality?
1. Thomas Edison
2. Clarence Daily (Thomas Edison's assistant)
What is the most important meal of the day?
Three learning styles
1. Tactile or Kinesthetic (Hands on)
2. Auditory (Hearing)
3. Visual (Seeing)
Do patients have the right to refuse treatment at any time?
Yes. Example: Patient's Bill of Rights
What is AMA?
Against Medical Advice
Example: Patient's Responsibility
A felony is an example of what type of law?
Personal injury or damage resulting in Civil action; intentional or unintentional
threat of touching a person without their consent
touching a person without their consent
restraining a patient against their will and unnecessarily. You must have a doctor's order to restrain a patient.
If a patient is restrained how often must they be checked on?
Most suits filed against RTs are due to __1__
written defamation of character
spoken defamation of character
"Let the master speak"
"The thing speaks for itself"
Res Ipsa Locquitor
Use for documentation on personnel and patients at all times. In case of injury, false documentation, incorrect placement of markers...
Unusual Occurrence Report
Protect people who give medical aid in emergency situations
Good Samaritan Law
1. This MUST be signed by the patient or legal guardian AFTER a procedure is explained. Can not be under the influence of drugs, alcohol, and must be mentally stable.
2. When it must it be signed?
3. Can a student sign as a witness?
4. Patient must be at least how many years of age to sign?
1. Informed Consent
2. Day of exam
If it is not documented on the chart, it __1__ happen. You __2__ use white out.
1. DID NOT
Draw a single line through the error. Write "error" and initial.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Protects patient confidentiality and PHI (protected health information)
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs says that if "One _____ when one's needs are threatened."
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
A. Physiological/Basic Needs
B. Safety and security
C. Love and Belongingness
D. Self Esteem/Esteem of Others
Critical Thinking-"Common Sense"
A. Lower Levels-"Habit and Recall"
B. Upper Levels-"Inquiry and Creativity"
Based on patients opinion/perception; we cannot see it.
Ex: nausea, pain, ect
Data that can be assessed or seen such as bleeding, BP, visible laceration
A successful communicator has skills in
People who influence our beliefs
Volume, fluency, and vocal patterns
if a patient is hard of hearing they will hear _______ voices best
1. ALWAYS use _______ identifier.
2. Check wristband, Check ______
3. Introduce _______
4. Ask ______ in exam room
5. Question females about ______
6. Use ________
Constant abuse of the _____ is the leading cause of the healthcare personnel injuries
When standing the center of gravity is
at center of pelvis
Never move a patient without adequate ______
Use ______ technique to roll a patient as one unit
Patient in this position for insertion of BE tip
head is lower than the feet
Patient with COPD should not be _______
recumbent (if possible)
ability to breathe best when sitting or standing erect
which side should a patient's clothes be taken off of first?
When can a decub ulcer/skin breakdown form?
Susceptible areas for skin breakdown?
Scapulae, heels, ankles, hips
Patients on a cart is not allowed to use the bathroom unless they have _________
confirmation from the nurse
rescue, alarm, contain, extinguish/evacuate
Material Safety Data Sheet
Information sheet that can be faxed for every substance in department listing uses, dangers, what to do if ingested, spilled, ect.
Material Safety Data Sheet