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The most effective way to sterilize something would be to?
Rub alcohol and water all over the object
Use a chemical sterilizing solution
Autoclave objects that can be heated to high temperatures, use chemicals for rubbers and or fluids that cannot tolerate high temperatures.
Wash the object very well with soap and water.
Use an autoclave to sterilize an object
Proper hand washing procedure includes:
Rinse with cold water for 1 minute
Use warm water and soap from the hands to the wrist
Lathering hands for at least 5 minutes
Keep your elbows below your hands to allow bacteria to run say from the hands
What would be indicative of a Stage 3 Pressure Sore?
An area that is red and usually over a bony prominence.
A sore that extends past the dermis and the subcutaneous layer (Fatty tissue) is Visible.
An area where pressure has caused a loss of so much skin and tissue that the muscle or bone is visible.
A sore that has worn away the epidermis of the skin, leaving a small pink sore.
What are the main types of nutrients our patient needs?
All of the Above
When would you want to use alcohol scrub instead of hand washing?
Alcohol is best for killing Viruses
Alcohol scrubbing is always preferred over hand washing
Alcohol is never Preferred over hand washing
Use alcohol when you have come into contact with feces
Why is it important for intake and output of fluids to be measured?
If intake exceeds the patients output the the patient could be overloaded with fluid which could cause swelling.
If output exceeds intake, the patient may be dehydrated.
Both A and B are correct
If intake exceeds output the patient may be dehydrated.
If intake exceeds the patients output, this can cause constipation
It is a patient's feeding time, he has had a stroke 6 months ago. He has full use of all of his limbs and is usually able to feed himself. Today however he would like you to feed him. What is the correct step to take with this patient?
Have another CNA feed him because it would be best for him to not be totally dependent upon you.
Let him know that he is not to count on you for simple chores
Tell him that he is able to feed himself, but you will be there to assist him if needed.
Feed him, It is good for him to feel taken care of by his CNA.
The primary cause for elderly morbidity is?
One of the best measures a CNA can take to prevent skin irritation of a patient is:
Cleanse the patients skin of Urine and Feces.
Keep the patient's limbs away from his or her body.
Turn the Patient every 10 minutes.
Use Baking soda regularly on the patients skin.
What are common ways to recognize infection in a localized wound?
The patients wound is painful
The wound is red, swollen and has a smelly drainage coming from it
The wound has a clear draining fluid coming from it
The wound is warm to the touch
Both B and D are correct
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