2.2 Exercises for Lesson 2

1.   Name the four items of furniture comprising the patient basic unit.

a. _____  b. _____  c. _____  d. _____

2.   Name three items, other than linens and toilet equipment, which the patient is given.

a. _____  b. _____  c. _____ 

3. When making a bed, avoid shaking the linen to prevent spread of and dust particles.

4. When making a bed, always raise the bed to its   position.

5. When making a bed, check the patient for areas of redness that may lead to

6. When making an unoccupied bed, be sure to check the mattress for protruding                                       

7. Before removing the top bedding from an occupied bed, place the over the patient and the top cover.

8. When making a surgical bed, do you tuck the top sheet and blanket under the mattress at the foot of the bed?

9.   To protect the sheets, place a towel or disposable pad (Chux ) at the     of a surgical bed.

10. After making a surgical bed, be sure to lock the _.

11. When a patient is discharged or transferred out of the patient care unit, the bed, bedside cabinet, and general area must be sanitized with a detergent/germicidal agent. What is this procedure called?

12.    Name three reasons for terminal cleaning of the patient care unit.

a. _____  b. _____  c. _____ 

13.    During terminal cleaning, use only disinfectant/detergent or germicidal solution.

14.    How should you prevent the spread of microorganisms during terminal cleaning?

15.    Sterile disposables are considered sterile if the wrapper is not broken or torn or if the     has not passed.

Answers to Exercises for Lesson 2

1.   Bed
Bedside cabinet Overbed table
Chair    (paras 2-2a--d)
2.   A correct answer consists of any three of the following: Water pitcher
Call button
Disposable facial tissues    (paras 2-3c(1)--(4))

3.   Microorganisms (para 2-4b)

4.   Highest (para 2-4f)

5.   Decubiti (para 2-4h(1))

6.   Springs (para 2-5a(6))

7.   Bath blanket (para 2-5b(6)) 8.   No (para 2-5c(2))
9.   Head (para 2-5c(4))

10.    Brakes (para 2-5c(8))

11.    Terminal cleaning (para 2-6a(1))
12.    A correct answer consists of any three of the following: Prevention of the spread of microorganisms
Removal of encrusted secretions from framework or bedside rails Removal of residue of body wastes from the mattress
Deodorizing of the bedframe, mattress, and pillow    (paras 2-6b(1)--(4))

13.    Authorized (para 2-6c(2))

14.    By carefully removing linen from the bed (para 2-6c(5))

15.    Expiration date (para 2-7b)

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