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Proper body mechanics for lifting are:
It is not necessary to wash your hands after wearing gloves.
Which of the following does not contribute to the formation of a pressure ulcer:
When using a mechanical lift to move someone from the bed to the wheelchair, raise the person only enough to clear the bed.
Which of the following are pressure points:
Handwashing is the most effective measure to prevent the spread of germs.
Two areas of the body that need support when lying on one’s side are:
Pressure points indicate areas that need massage.
The prone position is when the person is lying on his or her:
Moving and positioning your body correctly is called:
When moving someone to the edge of the bed, begin by:
A draw sheet is:
A mechanical lift can cause fear for some people. You can help relieve fear by:
Elasticized stocking should be removed and put on again:
The best way to prevent pressure ulcers is frequent repositioning and a daily examination of the skin.
Never leave someone on the bedpan for long periods of time. Bedpans may constrict blood vessels, which can cause skin breakdown.
The major cause of pressure ulcers is bedwetting.
A clean, wrinkle-free bed helps prevent pressure ulcers.
In the 30-degree Fowler’s or modified sitting up in bed position, there is less pressure on the lower back.
To turn someone on the side away from you, have the person cross his/her arms over the chest. Then cross the leg that is farthest from you over the leg that is closest to you.