area between chest and pelvis
moving arm or leg away from the body
resident can do their own range of motion exercises
moving arm or leg to the center of the body
living will- states wish for resuscitation, etc.
chest pain because heart is deprived of oxygen
substance produced by blood that fights disease
cleaning that prevents growth of bacteria
large blood vessel carryin blood and oxygen away from heart
unable to speak or understand speech
obtaining a pulse by listening through a stethoscope placed over the heart
arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis
deposists in blood vessels that narrow the blood vessels causing decrease in oxygen to the cells. it is a contributing cause of heart disease.
blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart
to be free of disease causing microorganisms
inhaling food or fluid into lungs
clouding of the lens of the eye
clean catch urine specimen
obtaining urine sample during middle of urinary stream
measurement of glucose in urine
muscle that becomes shortened due to lack of use
to remind, prompt or talk somone through an activity
blue or gray color that appears on nail bed, or lips due to lack of oxygen in the blood
resident sits with their legs over the side of the bed
impaired mental and intellectual function
diastolic blood pressure
the pressure in the blood vessels when the heart relaxes between contractions. Bottom number.
small sheet placed across the middle of the bed, over the bottom sheet.
fluid retention resulting in swelling
a blood clot that travels from one point and lodges in another blood vessel causing a blockage
small kidney shapen basin into which resident will vomit or spit
trap door that leads to lungs that prevents food from entering airway
tube for passage of food, from throat into stomach
gas expelled from digestive tract
a form used to document resident information, such as recording ADL's or vital signs.
Catheter inserted into the bladder to drain urine
contracture of the heel cord resulting in shortening of the muscles in the calf of the leg
encouraging resident to take in extra fluids as ordered by the physician
Sitting up in bed position with head of the bed rolled up 45 degrees
bedpan with a lower flat end helpful to residents who cannot move easily
death of tissue due to poor circulation
roll placed in the hand to prevent hand contraction
health care directives
decisions regarding end of life issues in even they are not able to make them
loss of sensation on one side of the body
paralysis of one side of the body
excessive blood loss
enlarged vein in rectum that causes pain and bleeding
inflammation of the liver
balance of all body functions within normal limits
very hard stool that does not move
a tube that is put into the bladder to drain urine
intake and output (I&O)
amount of fluid taken in and put out
drawing in air
turning resident to one side keeping head and back in a straight line
opening from exterior of body into urinary tract
techniques and procedures to decrease the spread of pathogens
spread of cancer throughout the body
basic filtering unit of kidney
churning like motion that pushes food through the digestive tract
mucus brought up from the lungs
transient ischemic attack (TIA)
decreased blood flow to the brain for a short time
tubes that lead from the kidneys to the bladder
therapy of accepting thoughts and encouraging communication
breathing into airway of person who is not breathing
blood vessels back to heart
emesis, substance brought up from stomach
fluid that comes from open area of skin
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