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an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the intestitial space of the tissues

edema

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to turn the palm of the hand downward

pronate

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internal organs enclosed within a body cavity, including the abdominal, thoracic, and pelvic organs

viscera

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the posterior portion of the body between the ribs and the ileum

flank

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a potentially dangerous abnormally low body temperature

hypothermia

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force or pressure exerted against the surface and layers of the skin as tissues slide in opposite but parallel planes

shearing

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pertaining to the sole of the foot

plantar

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abnormally low blood volume causing a state of physical collapse and prostation caued by excessive blood loss

hypovolemic shock

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an abnormal condition in which a blood clot develops with a blood vessel

thrombosis

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network of nerves in the neck that pass under the clavicle and into the axilla

brachial plexus

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to turn the palm of the hand upward

supinate

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an abnormal presence of air in the cardiovascular system, resulting in obstruction of blood flow

air embollism

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a nerve that is located on the outer part of the lower leg over the fibula

peroneal

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a substance that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth

antimicrobial

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the layer of skin just below the epidermis, containing the blood vessels and nerves, glands, and hair follicles

dermis

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an alteration of the basic nature or structure of a substance

denature

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Control _____ after surgical procedures, such as TURP or TURB.

bleeding

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Decompress or empty the _____ before a surgical procedure to prevent injury to the organ.

bladder

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Control _____.

incontinence

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Keep _____ from contact with the surgical wound which could result in a postoperative wound infection.

urine

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Monitor ____ on patients who are having a major surgical procedure.

output

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Promote _____ of surgical incision.

healing

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Provide better visualization of the operative site to prevent injury to the _____ structures.

genitourinary

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Collect _____ for laboratory analysis.

specimen

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Characteristics of urinary catheterization:

Prevent or relieve _____ retention

urine

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Considerations of urinary catheterization:

Consider the duration or length of time that the _____ is needed.

catheter

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Considerations of urinary catheterization:

Provide _____ to protect the patient's modesty when inserting the catheter.

privacy

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Considerations of urinary catheterization:

Check physician's _____ or preference card before catheterization.

order

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Considerations of urinary catheterization:

Position patient and adjust _____ before beginning procedure.

lighting

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Considerations of urinary catheterization:

Select the appropriate catheter for the ____ of the patient.

size