Type
Crossword
Description

Start transfusion within 30 minutes; transfuse within 4 hours PRBC
Infuse immediately after thawing and administer over 30-60 minutes FFP
Transfuse as quickly as tolerated and within 4 hours platelets
Infuse immediately after thawing and administer over 15-30 minutes cryo
The blood transfusion, reaction management, and massive blood transfusion procedures are found where? lippincott
Sign or Symptom of transfusion reaction that is a vital sign fever
Number of units that are received during a massive blood transfusion for PRBC six
An opportunity to give blood without waiting for type & cross- emergent situation uncrossmatched
Module within EPIC that blood is scanned through to document that it is given BPAM
When reaction occurs, blood is stopped when? immediately

Blood Bank Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Blood type test Type and Screen
Anything glass goes in here sharps container
One of the four fundamental states of matter, and was first described by chemist Irving Langmuir in the 1920s plasma
Tiny blood cells that help your body form clots to stop bleeding. platelets
Body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste blood
testing before a blood transfusion to determine if the donor's blood is compatible with the blood of an intended recipient. cross matching
activated by a clinician in response to a patient that is experiencing massive bleeding massive transfusion protocol
Level one trauma center john peter smith
the surviving organization of the following: Wadley Institute of Medicine, Wadley Research Institute & Blood Bank, Wadley Institute of Molecular Medicine carter bloodcare
a risk to human health or the environment arising from biological work, especially with microorganisms. biohazard
situation where four units of blood and two units of plasma is given to the emergency room department level one
When blood is urgently needed, the patient’s physician must weigh the risk of transfusing uncrossmatched or partially crossmatched blood against the risk of delaying transfusion until compatibility testing is complete. emergency blood release
Universal donor o negative
a toxin or other foreign substance which induces an immune response in the body, especially the production of antibodies. antigen
a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. Antibodies combine chemically with substances which the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood. antibody
type of transfusion reaction that is associated with hemolysis acute hemolytic
most common reaction reported after a transfusion febrile nonhemolytic

Lab Week Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The branch of science relating to the morphology of the blood and blood forming tissues hematology
A chemical that prolongs the clotting time of blood heparin
A place equipped to test body fluids laboratory
One who works in a lab medical scientist
one who collects blood phlebotomist
Immediately STAT
Waster mateiral secreted by the kidney urine
part of the CBC responsible for coagulating platelet
reference lab mmcni
hospital in New Hampton Mercy Medical Center
Optical instrument for making a larger image of minute objects microscope
withdrawal of blood venipuncture
Documentation of critical result verbal read back
A "check" against established standards inspection
Machine used to separate blood centrifuge
Insturment used to test blood Analyzer
Person from MMC-NI who picks up samples courier
Personal protective equipment gloves
Free from microorganisms sterile
Used to disinfect countertops sanicloths
Device sometimes used to collect blood syringe
Chemical that destroys microorganisms disinfectant
Our customer patient
Physician provider
April 24-30 labweek
Signs and symptoms diagnosis
Letter/number combination submitted to insurance ICD codes
Rubber band used for venipuncture tourniquet
Tape put over venipuncture site bandaid
PRN tech joe
Lab manager Sharon

Blood Administration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What specific blood type does a patient need to have in order to be given blood types A, B, AB, and O? AB
The "C" in TACO stands for ____________. Circulatory
Each unit of blood must be transfused within ____ hours. Four
Nurses must document in the blood administratition _________ in EPIC. Flowsheet
You have to stay with the patient for the first fifteen _________ of the blood administration to observe for transfusion reactions. Minutes
RBC's should start at a _____ of 2 ml/kg/hr for the first fifteen minutes of administration. Rate
A nurse must examine the bag of blood to make sure there are no _______, the bag has not been previously spiked, and that it is cool in temperature. Clots
Immediately _________ the transfustion if there are any signs of a transfusion reaction Stop
Pre-Transfusion vital signs must be done within ___________ minutes prior to starting the blood transfusion. Fifteen
The "L" in TRALI stands for __________. Lung
Once the blood is started, _______ signs need to be taken whent he blood reaches the patient, within 10-15 minutes, every hour from the start of the transfusion, and at the end of infusion. Vital
Nurses must use a __________ person verification when checking MRN, patient name, and compatibility. Two
At the end of a blood transfusion, if no transfusion reactions are suspected, you must discard the blood bag and tubing in a _________ bag. Biohazard
Each unit of blood needs to be started within ______ minutes of being obtained from the blood bank. Thirty
What Rh type can receive both positive and negative blood? Positive
Nurses must wear clean _______ when handling, starting, or stopping blood. Gloves
After using the two person verification, both nurses must sign and date the _____________ record. transfusion
Patients and/or guardians have to sign informed ________ prior to obtaining or giving any blood products. consent
What color is the Secureline blood band each patient has to wear? Green

Speed, Distance & Time Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A bus Travels 222 miles in 6 hours. What was the average speed of the bus? 37
Thomas drives 130 miles at an average speed of 40 mph. How long does the journey take him? 3.25
A jumbo jet flies at 484 mph for 4 hours and 30 minutes. How far does the jet travel? 2178
Greg & Kevin both travel between two towns that are 90 miles apart. Greg drives and it takes him 1 hour 30 minutes. Kevin cycles and it takes him 7 hours and 30 minutes. Calculate the difference between their average speed. 48
Harry catches the train from Belfast to Dublin at 4pm. The average speed of the train is 70mph and the distance from Belfast to Dublin is 105 miles. What time does Harry arrive in Dublin? 5.30
The distance from Sunderland to Wigan is 150 miles. Mollie leaves Sunderland in her car at 07.50. Her average speed on the journey is 60mph. What time does she arrive in Wigan? 10.20
The speed limit on a road is 40mph. A scooter drives 9 miles in 13 minutes. Is her breaking the speed limit? yes
The distance from junction 19 to junction 20 on a motorway is 14 miles. Bethany drove the distance in 15 minutes. Max drove the distance at a speed of 52 mph. Who was faster? Bethany
A cheetah runs at an average speed of 72 mph for 20 minutes. How far did it travel? 21.6
Convert 1 hour 24 minutes to decimals 1.4
Convert a speed of 8 m/s to mph 18
Laura drives for 3 hours at 44mph. Clare drives 144 miles in 4 hours. Who travels the greater distance? Clare
Andrew rows at an avergae speed of 2 metre per second. How long does it take him to row 1.5km (in minutes)? 12.5
Nikki has to travel a total of 351 miles. She travels the first 216 miles in 4 hours. If her average speed remains the same, calculate the total time for the complete journey. 6.5
Chris cycles at an average speed of 8mph. If he cycles for 6 and a half hours, how far does he travel? 52
John can type 960 words in 20 minutes. Calculate his typing speed in words per minute 48

IV Therapy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

KVO KEEP VEIN OPEN
The primary chemical component within the body; accounts for 50-70% of adult body weight WATER
A type of IV solution capable of freely crossing capillary walls; administration results in quick, but short-term, plasma expansion; clear solutions that do not contain protein CRYSTALLOIDS
COLLOIDS / A type of IV solution with particles too large to pass through semipermeable membranes; contain proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids; usually have a cloudy appearance COLLOIDS
A colloid that is derived from human blood ALBUMIN
Movement of water across a semipermeable membrane from an area of lower concentration of particles to an area of greater concentration OSMOSIS
The amount of pressure needed to draw a solvent across a membrane OSMOTICPRESSURE
The concentration of solute particles contained in a unit volume of solvent; Normal range is 275 mOsm/L to 295 mOsm/L OSMOLARITY
The total number of solute particles in a unit weight of solvent; Normal is approximately 285 mOsm/kg OSMOLALITY
Another term for osmolality, this can be thought of as a solution's "pulling power"; isotonic, hypotonic, or hypertonic TONICITY
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is the same as that of body fluids; these fluids expand intravascular space without causing fluid shifts ISOTONIC
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is lower than that of body fluids; administration results in fluid shifts from the intravascular space into the intracellular and interstitial spaces HYPOTONIC
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is greater than that of body fluids; administration results in fluid shifts out of the cell and into the intravascular space HYPERTONIC
Fluid within the cells; constitutes approximately 2/3 to 3/4 of total body fluid INTRACELLULARFLUID
Fluid in plasma (intravascular space) and interstitial spaces; constitutes approximately 1/4 to 1/3 of total body fluid EXTRACELLULARFLUID
The rupturing of a cell; can result from rapid or over-administration of hypotonic solutions HEMOLYZE
The tonicity of 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) once the solution is infused and the dextrose is metabolized HYPOTONIC
A patient receiving 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) is at risk for developing this condition as potassium shifts from ECF to ICF during cellular use of glucose HYPOKALEMIA
An isotonic solution that contains Na, Cl, K, Ca, and lactate LACTATEDRINGERS
The only IV fluid compatible with blood transfusions NORMALSALINE
A common bacterial source of cellulitis STAPHYLOCOCCUS
A potential complication of IV therapy; may be in the form of air, blood clot, or catheter EMBOLISM
A potential complication of IV therapy that can occur if an IV push dose of a medication is administered too rapidly SPEEDSHOCK
Symptoms of this complication include acute dyspnea, moist rales, bounding pulses, hypertension, and JVD FLUIDOVERLOAD
If peripheral IV access cannot be obtained in an emergency situation, this type of access should be attempted immediately INTRAOSSEOUS
gtts/mL; 10, 15, 20, and 60 are most common DROPFACTOR
A common cause of pain related to IV therapy; may be caused by administration of irritating or cold IV fluids VENOUSSPASM

Policies and procedures Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Adverse event of anticoagulants Bleeding
Discard blood bag into ___ Red Bag
Nurses are responsible for _____ heparin dose Adjusting
Use ___ for transfusions faster than 100 ml/hr (2 words) Blood Warmer
Required pain assessment for c/o pain Comprehensive
Preferred adult pain scale Numeric
Reversal agent for heparin (2 words) Protamine Sulfate
Pain is ____ Subjective
Number of blood transfusion consents required per admission One
Must be signed by patient or authorized person prior to blood transfusion Consent
What must be collected after suspected transfusion reaction.(3 words) First Voided Urine
Monitor patient for signs and symptoms of ___reaction during blood transfusion Adverse
Maximum number of hours allowed to transfuse blood after issued by blood bank Four
Number of licensed personnel required to verify blood prior to transfusion Two
Alternate adult pain scale (2 words) Wong Baker
When administering blood, teach patient signs and symptoms of adverse Reaction
Pain is reassessed when ___ are assessed (2 words) Vital Signs
With opioid use, monitor for ____ Constipation
Reassess pain 30-60 ____ after administration of pain meds Minutes
Assess no more than 1 hour prior to picking up blood (2 words) Vital Signs

CPR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A first aid procedure that supplies oxygen and blood to the body until normal function resumes. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
When performing CPR this needs to be pinched to make sure airflow travels to the lungs of the victim. Nose
When performing CPR this part of the body needs to be tilted back in order to open the airway. Head
30 of these are given during CPR. Compressions
2 of these are given during CPR. Breaths
If someone is in need of CPR and have by lying there for more than ____ minutes, brain death is probable. Ten
If you start performing CPR within the first _____ minutes, brain damage is unlikely. Four
The Department of Health requires that the ambulance service reaches 75% of category A (life-threatening) calls within ________ minutes. Eight
This type of CPR is used by doing compression's only until help arrives. Hands Only CPR
This is used when a person is unconscious, has a heartbeat, but is not breathing. Rescue Breathing
A portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AED
If an INFANT is lying on the floor with no heartbeat and is not breathing, it is most likely because of a ___________ issue. Respiratory
If an ADULT is lying on the floor with no heartbeat and is not breathing, it is most likely because of a ___________ issue. Heart
The right depth and rate of compression's will help _______ flow to the brain. Blood
When preparing for possible CPR, the very first thing you do when you come upon someone whom you believe to be unconscious is check for __________________. Responsiveness

Module D Postpartum Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Characterized by brown patches of irregular shape and size on the face and elsewhere; mask of pregnancy. chloasma
Irregular reddish streaks that appear on the abdomen, breasts, and buttocks. Striae
Skin in the middle of the abdomen may develop a pigmented line called l ___ ____ which extends from the umbilicus to the pubic area. linea nigra
Priority nursing assessment in fourth stage of labor. Hemorrhage
Pushes the uterus upward and deviated from the middle. Bladder
Barrier method of contraceptive condom
Hormonal method of contraceptive birth control pill
Mild depression resolved by day 10 of pregnancy. Blues
Major depression lasting 6 weeks; requires medical treatment. postpartum depression
Depression, hypomania, appears around 3 weeks postpartum. postpartum psychosis
Treatment for retained placental fragments. dilation and curretage
When lochia alba returns to lochia rubra. call md
Concealed bleeding; intense pain. hematoma
Hormone that assist with milk letdown. oxytocin
Hormone that assist with milk letdown. prolactin
an infection or inflammation of the connective tissue in the breast that occurs primarily in lactating or engorged women; may breastfeed mastitis
Comfort measures for the first 24 hours post-delivery for episiotomy or hemorrhoids cold sitz bath
Rich in antibodies, high in protein, and provides nutrition to the baby until your milk comes in colostrum
Increases the intensity of afterbirth pains. Multigravida
Passive and dependent in the first 48 hours after delivery taking in phase
Phenomonom of decreased pulse after delivery puerperal bradycardia
Slightly elevated first 24 hours; normal response in pp period. Temperature
Prevents “whooping cough.” Tdap
Given after delivery; must not get pregnant for 4 weeks. Rubella
Given within 72 hours after birth; two nurses must sign. Rhogam
Headache, blurred vision, epigastric pain. Eclampsia
Swelling of the breast tissue due to increased blood and lymph supply. Engorgement
Medication given for hemoglobin less than 10. Iron

Blood Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

protein that forms a blood clot fibrin
generates an immune response antigen
blood loss hemorrhage
liquid portion of blood plasma
introduction of blood or components into the bloodstream of a recipient transfusion
stoppage of blood hemostatis
abnormally low level of red blood cells anemia
blood cell formation hematopoietic
process of blood clotting coagulation
white blood cells leukocyte
liquid portion of blood with clotting factors serum
clumping of cells due to an antigen-antibody reaction agglutination
blood cancer, causing the body to not be able to fight infection leukemia
deficiency of platelets in the blood thrombocytopenia
Proteins produced by B-cells that are used to fight bacteria and virus; immunoglobulin antibody
tiny cells that helps your body form clots to stop bleeding platelet

Specimen Collection and Blood Transfusion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where should you label specimens bedside
Blood bands valid until third day at midnight
Transfusions are optimal for Hgb less than or equal to seven
Why give two if one will do
Before obtaining blood from blood bank check vitals
Blood must be completed within how many hours four
What letter formation should you use when scanning blood U
Should any other medications be given through blood tubing NO
In the event of blood transfusion reaction, stop the transfusion
Who should be notified first of a transfusion reaction blood bank
When obtaining blood from blood bank, bring "to Transfuse" order and what unique number armband
Blood should only be transfused with sodium chloride
Utilize what method when verifying blood with a second nurse readback
Transfusion reaction could be acute or delayed