Type
Crossword
Description

Hypotonic, hypertonic, and isotonic (2 words) IV fluids
Bubbliing in this chamber indicates an air leak (2 words) water seal
Occurs in a chest tube when the water level in the water seal chamber rises and falls with respirations tidaling
Oral candidiasis thrush
White patch on buccal mucosa due to superficial fungal infection candidiasis
A vital sign that is a physiologic response to pain tachycardia
A common facial expression seen in patients who are in pain grimacing
Before initial patient contact, before aseptic procedures, after body fluid exposure risk, after patient contact (4 words) moments of hand hygeine
A potential adverse effect of untreated/under-treated post surgical pain immobility
RBC's in the urine hematuria
Little to no urine output oliguria
A systemic reaction to a bacterial infection of the urogenital organs urosepsis
An example of a colloid Voluven
Patient presents with the following vital signs: BP 98/63 (110/78), HR 97 (85), hGb 89 (110), Oxygenation 91% (96%) hypovolemia
A main fluid compartment in the body intracellular
Another word for irregular heart beat arrhythmia
Occurs when disorganized impulses cause the atria to quiver, preventing regular contraction Atrial fibrillation
Term used to decribe caring relationships conveying a concern for the inner life world and subjective meaning for another person transpersonal
Fraction of inspired oxygen fio2
Carpopedal spasm elicited by inflating the BP cuff above the systopic for 3 minutes trousseau sign

VITAL SIGNS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The reaction of the pupils to light Constrict
An irregular hear rhythm Arrhythmia
The correct term for a BP Monitor Sphygmomanometer
The bottom two chambers of the heart Ventricles
The bottom number in a BP reading Diastolic
The top two chambers of the heart Atria
The lack of a heart rhythm or a "flat line" Asystole
High blood pressure hypertension
Low blood pressure Hypotension
The top number in a BP reading Systolic
A slow heart beat below 60 BPM bradycardia
A fast heart beat above 100 BPM Tachycardia
The number of minutes it takes for a heart rate to return to normal after exercise Five
Low BP as a result of standing up quickly Orthostatic
What is Brandie's favorite color? Blue

CHEST TUBES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Patient is put in which position to drain fluid High Fowler's
Changes in pulse and blood pressure of the patient may indicate Infection
An accumulation of blood and fluid in the pleural cavity between the parietal and visceral pleurae hemothorax
A collection of air in the pleural space pneumothorax
Continuous bubbling in a water-sealed chamber indicates a leak
Drainage is grossly bloody during the first several hours after surgery and then changes to serous
This type of chest tube is commonly used after chest surgery Mediastinal
The tubing should always be free of kinks and ... dependant loops
An action that can cause large gushes of drainage or air coughing
The type of dressing used if chest tube becomes dislodged occlusive

Urinary Tract Infections Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What do we drink to change the pH of our urine? Cranberry Juice
What is the proper method of wiping the periarea? Front to Back
What is the common bacteria in our urinary tract that comes from feces? E. coli
What is the most best prevention in the spread of infection? Hand washing
What common external device causes a UTI? Foley Catheter
When an ATB tx is initiated, what else should be initiated to prevent another disease/side effect from occuring? Probiotic
What are one of the organisms that require isolation? VRE
What species of bacteria can occur in patients that are prone to chronic UTIs? Proteus
What is the acronym for Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamases that often requires isolation as well? ESBL
What species of bacteria that can occur in other parts of the body and can be deadly? Klebsiella
What is the medical term for burning or pain during urination? Dysuria
What is the medical term for blood in urine? Hematuria
What is the medical term for urinary frequency? Polyuria
What is the MOST common symptom seen in an elderly pt with a UTI? AMS
What is the medical term for when sepsis is caused by a UTI? Urosepsis
What method is required when inserting any type of urinary catheter? Sterile technique
What diagnosis is not valid to leave an indwelling catheter in place? Urinary retention
What is one medical diagnosis that is valid to leave an indwelling catheter in place Neurogenic bladder
What is important to monitor during ATB tx? Vital signs
What is a treatment that we do to help prevent UTIs and encourage to do during ATB tx? Encourage fluids

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Should be trimmed and clean at all times Fingernails
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of resident care Standard
These precautions include gowns, gloves, masks, sometimes eyewear PPE
PPE to remove first Gloves
The pathogen against which alcohol hand sanitizer is ineffective C DIFF
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection Handwashing
You should wash your hands for at least this many seconds Twenty
Hepatitis B & C and HIV are spread by this Blood
Extremely small drops of liquid, such as occurs with a sneeze. Can carry infectious organisms Droplet
The separation of infected persons from others Isolation
Type of disease which can be carried on very small droplets or dust particles that float in the air (Chickenpox, measles, TB) Airborne
Type of precaution to use for pathogens can be transferred by direct contact (hand or skin-to-skin) or indirect contact (touching surfaces or items in room) Contact
Residents with _________ are more likely to get UTI Catheters
You should perform hand ____________ between care of every resident Hygiene
_______ care at least twice a day reduces the risk of a resident developing pneumonia Oral
The name of the virus that causes respiratory infections typically between the months of October and April. Have you taken the vaccine against it this year? Influenza
After washing hands, turn off the faucet with a _________ paper towel. dry
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________ Gloves
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant? MRSA
Hands must be ___________ if they are visibly soiled, or if there has been contact with blood or body fluids washed
Most health-care-associated infections are transmitted to patients by _________ staff
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _________________. Resistance
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace? Everyone
____________ is your body’s first line of defense against infection Skin
Be sure reusable equipment is ____________ before you use it on another patient disinfected
Never ______ needles after use. recap

Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the name of the infection control nurse at NHOH? Krista Burckhardt
These are items worn to protect employees from blood borne exposures PPE
A patient that is coughing should be given a mask
The single most effective way to reduce the spread of infection and disease hand hygiene
Type of isolation required for patients that have symptoms concerning for Tuberculosis Airborne isolation
This type of isolation is appropriate for a patient with infectious MRSA . Contact
Every body fluid must be considered a potential for infection
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but not viruses
the quality of being unaffected by a disease immunity
microorganisms capable of producing disease pathogens
Bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa microorgansims
To live anerobic organisms do not need oxygen

Sepsis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is imperative when sepsis is diagnosed Time
Aim to give these within the first hour Antibiotics
Term for low blood pressure Hypotension
Complication of chemotherapy Neutropenia
Low blood pressure NOT reponsive to fluids Septic shock
This is not always present in sepsis Pyrexia
An early sign of sepsis Tachypnoea
Altered mental state Confusion
Who do you contact if a patient has a NEWS 6 or above? AIT
Concise communication tool SBAR
If untreated sepsis can lead to this multi organ failure
There is an increased demand of this in patient with sepsis oxygen
Percentage of patients more likely to die of sepsis than MI or Stroke Twenty
Test to check for acidosis and lactate Blood gas
Low urine output oliguria
To be started as soon as sepsis is diagnosed Sepsis six
Marker of tissue hypoperfusion Lactate
Patients who develop sepsis may need the expertise of this unit Critical care

Urinary Elimination Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Pus in the urine Pyuria
Needing to urinate at night Nocturia
Absence of urine Anuria
Painful urination Dysuria
Blood in the urine Hematuria
Inflammation of the bladder Cystitis
Decreased urine output Oliguria
Urine left in the bladder after urination Residual
An artificially created opening on abdomen for discharge of urine Urostomy
Performed when the patient is unable to eliminate urine from the bladder Catheterization
Manufactures urine Kidney
Carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body Urethra
Organ for storage of urine Bladder
Extracts metabolic waste Nephron
Controls the release of urine from the bladder Sphincter
Carries urine from the kidney to the bladder Ureter
Foul-smelling urine may indicate Infection
Excessive urination Polyuria
Glucose in the urine Glycosuria
Protein in the urine Proteinuria
Ketones in the urine Ketonuria
Surgical opening into the kidney Nephrostomy
Type of incontinence caused by intra-abdominal pressure Stress
Incontinence from a strong sense to empty the bladder Urge
Incontinence caused by the cognitive inability to recognize the urge to urinate Functional

Perioperative Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Side affect from surgery requiring fluids and blood products Hypovolemic Shock
From decision to have surgery to actual sugery preoperative
Operating room to PACU Intraoperative
surgery without a choice such as trauma Emergent
Surgery can wait but most be done such as hernia repair Required
Stop 2 weeks before surgery Hebral Medications
Patients with increase risk for wound surgical wound infection Obese
Less than 24 hours Ambulatory Surgery
Sign of dehyrdation often seen in the elderly Skin Turgor
must be obtained by the physician prior to surgery Informed Consent
Ted Stockings Prevent DVT
Equipment to prevent post-operative pneumonia Incentive Spirometer
Area in OR for surgical staff only Restricted Zone
Preoperative medication Versed

Vital Signs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

sweating ceases HEATSTROKE
The patient feels faint, weak, nauseated, wants to rest. Drink warm fluids HEATEXHAUSTION
You may do this for a stable patient's vital signs, but not for unstable person DELEGATE
Caused by prolonged exposure to cold HYPOTHERMIA
Involuntary response to temperature SHIVERING
Will sense changes in body temperature and make changes the body HYPOTHALAMUS
Applying a cool each cloth to a fevered patient CONDUCTION
Use a fan to decrease temperature CONVECTION
Body regulates perspiration or sweating EVAPORATION
When temperature breaks and returns to normal AFEBRILE
Occurs with disease or trauma to the hypothalamus HYPERTHERMIA
Drop of 20 mm HG or more whens standing ORTHOSTATICHYPOTENSION
The normal rate and depth of breathing EUPNEA
Heart rate more than 100 beats per minute TACHYCARDIA
Unlabored breathing less than 12 breaths per minutes BRADYPNEA
Measure the amount of oxygen in the blood stream OXYGENSATURATION
The silent killer. Elevated blood pressure more than 120/80 HYPERTENSION
Rapid breathing TACHYPNEA
Blood pressure less than 90 mm HG HYPOTENSION
Measurable outcomes EVALUATION
Collection of data ASSESSMENT

Chapter 9 Urinary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

blood conditon, nitrogenous waste Azotemia
the study of, bacteria Bacteriology
pain, urinary bladder Cystalgia
inflammation, glomerulus glomerulitis
abnormal condition, glucose glycosuria
state of, sameness homeostasis
accumulation, water hydrocele
to destroy(break down) ketones Ketolysis
incision(to cut) meatus Meatotomy
stone, kidney Nephrolith
night Nocturnal
discharge, menstruation, scanty Oligomenorrhea
protein protein
record or picture, renal pelvis pyelogram
process of recording, kidney renography
surgical removal, ureter Ureterectomy
surgical fixation, urethra Urethropexy
tumor(mass) urine urinoma
disease, urine uropathy
pertaining to, invoulntary, urine urinary incontinence