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Nursing 1 Final Home Hazards o Falls o Carbon Monoxide o Burns o Fires o Clutter – stuff and or medications Culture of Safety Sentinel or “Never Events” Healthcare Facility Hazards o How does a culture of good patient safety help the facility and patients Falls/Safety Equipment Nursing interventions for risk for falls How to personally stay safe as a nurse Home Hazards Falls Carbon Monoxide Burns Fires Clutter – stuff and or medications 1
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Nursing 1 Final Culture of Safety Sentinel or “Never Events” Healthcare Facility Hazards How does a culture of good patient safety help the facility and patients Falls/Safety Equipment Nursing interventions for risk for falls How to personally stay safe as a nurs Safety and Mobility 1. Name signs and symptoms of prolonged immobility. a. Decreased appetite, slowing of peristalsis, blood pooling in lower extremities, and decreased circulating fluid volume, and low BP. 2. A patient is seemingly violent, where do you position yourself for safety? a. Between the door and patient. 3. In order to keep an infant warm, what is the best intervention? a. Hat 4. Pressure Ulcer Results from...? a. Unrelieved pressure that results in ischemia and damage to the underlying tissue due to compromised blood flow. 5. How are pressure ulcers classified? a. Suspected deep tissue inury, Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4, and Unstageable. b. Suspected deep tissue injury: discoloration but intact skin from damage to underlying tissue. c. Pressure Ulcer Stage 1 : intact skin with an area of persistent, non-blanchable redness, typically over a bony prominence, that may feel warmer or cooler than the adjacent tissue. The tissue is swollen and has congestion, with possible discomfort at the site. With darker skin tones, the ulcer may appear blue or purple. d. Pressure Ulcer Stage 2 : Partial-thickness skin loss involving the epidermis and the dermis. The ulcer is visible and superficial and may appear as an abrasion, blister, or shallow crater. Edema persists, and the ulcer may become infected, possibly with pain and scant drainage. e. Pressure Ulcer Stage 3 : Full-thickness tissue loss with damage to or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue. The ulcer may extend down to, but not through, underlying 2
Nursing 1 Final fascia the ulcer appears as a deep crater with or without undermining of adjacent tissue and without exposed muscle or bone. Drainage and infection are common. f. Pressure Ulcer Stage 4 : Full-thickness tissue loss with destruction, tissue necrosis, or damage to muscle, bone, or supporting structures. There may be sinus tracts, deep pockets of infection, tunneling, undermining, eschar (black scab-like material), slough (tan, yellow, or green scab-like material).

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