Chapter 21 basic nutrition and nutrition therapy
Nutrition is the total of all processes involved in the taking in and utilization of food substances for proper growth,
functioning, and maintenance of health.
Nutrition plays a role directly or indirectly
Nursing process- systemic method by which nurses plan and provide care for patients. Never stop this
ANA guides the Nursing Process.
6 steps of the nursing process
Assessment: collecting data related to the patients health or the situation. Ask q
Chpt 12 Medical-Surgical Asepsis and Infection Prevention and Control
Microorganisms- any tiny (usually microscopic) entity capable of carrying on living processes; kinds of
microorganisms include bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viru
Field of physiology that studies muscular action and the function of muscles in maintaining the posture of the
Body mechanics-physiologic study of the muscular actions and the function of muscles in maintaining the posture o
Chapter 3 communication
Communication- use of words and behaviors to construct, send, and interpret messages.
Communication is essential, interactions are sometimes between two parties, sometimes
communication takes place among many parties all at once or
Hospital free from injury for safe environment.
Check for left-handed patient
Transferring competent skills
Prevent burns to children-turn pot handles
Physicians order for SRD
Cup half full for elderly
Electrical fire type C extinguisher
Explosion in hosp