Type
Crossword
Description

Two of these people are responsible for comparing and validating blood product information prior to a transfusion Registered nurses
Type of IV administration set used to administer blood Y Set
The only solution that can be administered with blood products Normal Saline
Smallest size peripheral venous catheter that should be used for blood product administration Twenty Four Gauge
Time period during a blood transfusion where the most intense monitoring is required First fifteen minutes
Maximum time to administer a blood product to reduce the chance of bacterial contamination Four Hours
Type of transfusion reaction in which symptoms develop immediately and include facial flushing, chills, headache, and lower back pain Hemolytic
First action a nurse should take with regard to the blood transfusion if a transfusion reaction is suspected STOP
Patient assessment data that should be obtained by the nurse prior to beginning a blood transfusion Vital Signs
Signs of flushing, dyspnea, itching, hives, or a rash may indicate that this is occurring Transfusion Reaction
The presence of clumping or gas bubbles in a blood product may indicated that this has occurred; if found, blood should be returned to blood bank Contamination
Device found in a blood administration IV set that removes the particulate material formed during the storage of blood Filter
An identifier in addition to a patient's full name that can be used to confirm a patient's identify prior to transfusing blood Date of birth
True of False: A medical order is required for transfusion of a blood product. True
Swelling, redness, and pain present at the patient's IV site during a blood transfusion indicates that this has occurred Infiltration

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

Patient Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What are two patient identifiers before administering medications Name Birthdate
Label containers for in the presence of the patient Blood
Before initiating a blood transfusion match it to the order
This is needed when administering blood two person verification
Critical test results must be called to the physician
What you do to medications you have drawn up ahead of time label
labeling medications should include the strength
label each medication as soon as it is prepared
Use premixed medications whenever they are available
use approved preixed bags when they are available
Continuous heparin IV should be administered on a pump
All patients should be asked for their list of current medications
Going over a patients medications upon discharge is medication reconciliation

Blood Transfusion Flowsheet Documentation Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Click on the "______________ ______________" button to begin releasing each unit of blood individually. transfuse orders
Patients should always be educated about the signs and symptoms of a _______________ ________________ prior to a transfusion. transfusion reaction
To begin the blood administration, click on the _______________ and pill icon. syringe
The dual bedside verification process involves two ________________ patient identifiers in order to follow facility policy. unique
It is important to release each unit of blood ____________________ in case a patient develops a reaction. separately
The "__________________ __________________" documentation adresses: informed consent, a patient's previous transfusion history, as well as questions related to the current transfusion. associated flowsheet
In order to document the blood product in the EHR, a transfuse order must be released to open the _____________________. hyperlink
Prior to obtaining a blood bank product from the lab, the nurse should review the order, the patient's last _______________, and the consent. hemoglobin
Prior to blood administration, a check of the blood product should be performed to include checking the product expiration, ensuring the bag tag/label matches the patient's hospital ___________________, and ensuring the bag tag/label matches the blood bank ID armband. armband
Once the patient's armband is scanned, the following fields will appear (and will populate once the blood bag is scanned): blood product unit number, blood product code, unit blood type, __________________ date of the blood product, and the patient's blood type. expiration

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Descriptive term that means away from the trunk distal
type of physician that specializes in heart conditions cardiologist
medical term that describes inflammation of a tendon tendinitis
joint movement in which the joint angle gets smaller flexion
this joint movement only occurs at the shoulder and hip circumduction
This tool measures joint angles goniometer
A patient with an eye injury or disease would be referred to this specialist ophthalmologist
the prefix term that means "arm" brachi
the prefix term that means "ligament" syndesmo
in the term for the disease fibromyalgia, the part of the term "myalgia" refers to muscle pain
You are writing a note for a patient who is seeing you after surgery. This is a ______-op note post
to describe the tissue surrounding a wound you would use the perfix: peri
the flu shot is an example of an injection that goes into a muscle. The medical term for this type of injection is: intramuscular
The medical term for "under the skin" subcutaneous
You are writing a note and want to indicate that the patient has full active range of motion. What abbreviation do you use? AROM
The note indicates a limit of ADL. What is the patient having trouble with? activities of daily living
blood in a joint cavity is referred to as: hemarthrosis
A patch that administers medicine across the skin (i.e. nicotine patch) can be described as transdermal
suffix with the meaning "pertaining to" al
a fast pulse or heart rate would be called tachycardia
You would examine a patient's skin color for a yellow tint, which is also called Jaundice
a condition of a crooked or bent vertebral column is also known as scoliosis
Your patient just had ACL surgery. What structure was repaired? anterior cruciate ligament
You ask your patient, "what happened?" in order to determine the MOI. What does MOI stand for? mechanism of injury
What is a common format for documentation? SOAP
which range of motion does the clinician perform for the patient? passive
what type of questions should you ask when taking a history? open ended
this abbreviation is used to describe a patient with low back pain LBP
this abbreviation is used when the patient has normal exam results or is within normal limits WNL
This abbreviation is used when a patient is able to walk without assistance or bear their full weight FWB
a concussion does not always result in a loss of consciousness, which is abbreviated as: LOC
this abbreviation can be used to define either gloves (used during wound care) or a health screening prior to sports participation PPE
this abbreviation is used to describe the primary problem or complaint of the patient cc
Pain on the inside of the knee may indicate an injury to this ligament MCL
this abbreviation is used to describe the least amount or minimum range min
When assessing the need for CPR, one would first check for breathing and circulation, often referred to as: ABCs
documented in the "plan" section of a SOAP note, the short term goals are abbreviated as: STG

Health Care Careers Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Examines eyes for vision problems and defects Optometrist
Provides total patient care by assessing a patients condition, administering medications, dressing changes, starting IVs, giving blood and other treatments Registered Nurse
Doctors who specialize in the care of the teeth and mouth Dentist
A person who is responsible for the planning of individual therapeutic meals to help promote healing Dietician
Relating to or using the methods or principles of science Scientific
A physician specialty who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases and infections by examining cells, tissues, and body fluids of patients pathologist
Provde a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care Support Services
An individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment Patient
Create a picture of patient health status at a single point in time Diagnostic Services
The common name for a physician: a person skilled in the healing arts Doctor
A scientist that studies human genes Geneticist
Manintain or change the health status of the patient over time Therapeutic Services
Use scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care Biotechnology
Provide functions that support and document patient care Health Informatics
Also called heart beat Pulse
A person who dispenses and suggests medications to be used in the treatment of diseases and disorders Pharmacist
Tools you use for a specific task Equipment

Patient Safety Goals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Use at least two patient __ when providing care, treatment and service Identifiers
The goal of improving medication safety is to __ all medications and containers Label
The physician must be notified within __ minutes of a critical result being reported Thirty
When reporting a critical value, what type of clear communication should be used? (two words) Readback
A desensitized staff member ignores or disabling warning sounds due to (two words) alarmfatigue
One of the most important ways to prevent Hospital Associated Infections is by improving (two words) Hand Hygiene
A task perfomed by the surgical team members before a surgery begins which includes correct patient identity, site and procedure time-out
Two licensed nurses must verify these ___ products? Blood
The main purpose is to compare medications currently being taken to the new medications prescribed to assure they will not be duplicated or have negative interactions (two words abbreviated) medrec
A patient is wandering the hospital alone with a bright yellow bracelet. What are they at risk for? Falls

PHARMACY FUN CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Professional in charge who dispenses medicine PHARMACIST
Hypersensitive response of the immune system ALLERGICREACTION
Mixture that must be shaken before use SUSPENSION
Doctor’s instructions for dispensing medication PRESCRIPTION
Drugs should be kept in their original _______ BOTTLE
A similar medicine that replaces a brand name drug GENERIC
Room where drugs are prepared and dispensed DISPENSARY
Class of drugs like ibuprofen or aspirin NSAIDS
Amount of medication taken DOSE
Action of combining multiple drugs for personalized treatment COMPOUNDING
Where the patient name and instructions are printed LABEL
Situation when a substance affects a drug’s activity INTERACTION
Type of drug used to treat blood clots ANTICOAGULANT
Heroin replacement METHADONE
IV Nutrition TPN
Brand Name Zithromax AZITHROMYCIN
Medication administered pr ENEMA
Medication reconciliation HISTORY

Menstrual Cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Peaks at ~200 - 300 in a normal menstrual cycle Estrogen
Ovulation Predictor Kit shows the change in which hormone Leutenizing Hormone
Lab test to predict ovarian reserve performed any cycle day Antimullerian Hormone
Supports pregnancy Progesterone
Withdrawal from this causes a period to begin Progesterone
Abnormal levels can be associated with increased miscarriages Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
A blood test to check this hormone will confirm ovulation Progesterone
Second half of the menstrual cycle Luteal phase
First half of the menstrual cycle Follicular phase
Often levels of this hormone reach over 2,000 during treatment Estrogen
A Progesterone level of 8.0 indicates Ovulation
Where fertilization occurs Fallopian Tube
X-ray test performed between days 5 - 11 Hysterosalpingogram
Hormone secreted by the pituitary to tell a follicle to develop Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Another name for the lining of the uterine cavity Endometrium
What happens to LH just prior to ovulation Surge
If impinging on uterine cavity, this should be removed prior to conception Polyp

Fall Prevention - Fall Reduction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the database that nursing uses to benchmark falls nationally NDNQI
One of the 4 P's Potty
The color used to identify falls risk Yellow
Purposeful hourly ___________ is very effective in reducing falls Rounding
The focus on fall reduction is for safety and improving ________outcomes patient
A component of the visual cue bundle magnet
Name of the fall risk assessment tool that CHS uses Morse
Upon admission the patient should complete the Fall Prevention Pathway on the ______ network Getwell
Stay with the patient in the _______ Bathroom
Apply a yellow _______ when a patient is a fall risk wristband
complete a ______ ______ (2 words) if a fall occurs Care event
Apply nonskid _______ to patients at risk of falling socks
Keep all items within ______ reach
_____ alarms should be used in the bed or chair Posey

Intrapartum and Postpartum Hemorrhage Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Arteries compressed by firm suprapubic pressure hypogastric
Term that means the placenta covers the cervical os previa
Administration of these factors may be required in DIC clotting
Delivery method necessary in cases of total placenta previa cesarean
Classic symptom associated with placental abruption pain
Synthetic oxytocin pitocin
Situation of decreased blood volume hypovolemia
Hormone secreted from the posterior pituitary oxytocin
Illicit drug used during pregnancy that is associated with abruption cocaine
Type of previa situation in which the placenta covers part of internal cervical os marginal
Condition involving both excessive clotting and bleeding DIC
A potentially life-threatening complication that can occur with excessive blood loss shock
Blood loss of greater than 500 mL after vaginal delivery hemorrhage
A treatment to replace blood loss transfusion
The most common cause of PPH is uterine ___ atony
Distention of this organ can cause PPH bladder
Failure of the uterus to return to its normal size and condition after birth subinvolution
During PPH the nurse may notice very large ___ clots
Forceful pulling on the uterus may result in this inversion
A soft uterus feels ___ boggy
In order to determine the amount of blood loss the nurse should ___ the pads weigh
It is important with PPH to massage this fundus