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Bed Board

a board that is placed under a mattress to give added support to a patient with back problems. 

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Fan Fold

a specific way of folding sheets on a bed so they can be pulled properly into place without having to flip them and stir up dust. 

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foot drop

an abnormal neuromuscular condition of the lower leg and foot characterized by an inability to dorsiflex, or evert, the foot, caused by damageto the common peroneal nerve. 

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Mitered corner

An oblique surface formed on the sheets of a bed when making it. 

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Toe Pleat

A pleat placed in the sheets at the end of the bed, allowing for room of the feet to aid in preventing foot drop.

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Occupied Bed

A bed that a patiend is assigned to in a hospital or assisted living type setting.

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Closed Bed

A bed that is made and ready to accept a client, but has yet to be assigned to one. 

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Bedpan

a vessel made of metal or plastic, used to collect feces and urine of bedridden patients. 

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Expctorate

mucus and other exudates in the lining of the lungs, bronchi and trachea. 

 

 

Musinex

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Anoxia 

Lack of oxygen

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Cannula

Tubing that aids in the distribution of oxygen to apatient. 

or medication or drain fluid.

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