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Which statement best defines a human infection?
Terms in this set (10) Which statement best defines a human infection? Explanation: An infection is a disease state that results from the presence of pathogens (disease-producing microorganisms) in or on the body.
Which nursing interventions will have the greatest impact on minimizing the spread of MRSA?
Implementing standard precautions. Using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Rationale: The nurse can minimize the spread of MRSA by implementing effective handwashing techniques and standard precautions, and by using appropriate PPEs.
What is the nurses response when Mr Griffin asks what is the biggest worry about having atrial fibrillation?
What is the nurse’s best response when Mr. Griffin asks, “What is the biggest worry about having atrial fibrillation?” The blood tends to pool in your heart’s upper chamber, increasing the risk of developing a clot (develop into a stroke).
When performing hand hygiene when is it necessary?
Always perform hand hygiene in the following situations:
- Before and after treating each patient (e.g., before and after gloving).
- After touching with bare hands instruments, equipment, materials, and other objects that are likely to be contaminated by blood, saliva, or respiratory secretions.
What are the 6 steps of handwashing?
Step #1: Wet your hands with warm water. Step #2: Apply soap. Step #3: Ruk your hands together, and even get between those fingers for 20 seconds. Step #6: Dry your hands.
What is the best way to keep your hands clean?
Follow these five steps every time.
- Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
- Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap.
- Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds.
- Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.
Why you must keep your hands clean?
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. Feces (poop) from people or animals is an important source of germs like Salmonella, E.