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1. A client diagnosed with heart failure is being discharged from the hospital with an order for home oxygen use. What are some important aspects of teaching that should be reinforced with the family and client on the day of discharge?Suggested Management Learning Activities: Resource ManagementDo not go near open flames - Stay at least 10 feet away from open flames while using an oxygen concentrator or oxygen tank (cigarettes, candles, gas stoves, etc.). Do not use an electric razor while using oxygen therapy (they are known to put off sparks). Store oxygen in an upright position. Post nonsmoking signs were guest and family can see them. 2. Discuss how the principles of mass casualty triage differ from those normally used in healthcare institutions.Suggested Management Learning Activities: Prioritization PracticeIn mass casualty situations, triage is used to decide who is most urgently in need of transportation to a hospital for care (generally, those who have a chance of survival but who would die without immediate treatment) and whose injuries are less severe and must wait for medical care. In the other hand is the sorting of patients by priority for treatment, evacuation or transport.Triage for transport will be carried out before patients leave the site in order to ensure the most appropriate distribution of casualties to receiving units.3. A nurse enters a client’s room to administer scheduled medications and finds the client on the floor. The nurse knows a client fall requires an incident report. What is the procedure for completing an incident report?