Type
Crossword
Description

Intervention for tension pneumo needle decompression
Scale used to assess neuro status in adults GCS
Device used to stabilize open book pelvic fractures pelvic binder
Device attached to atrium-collects patient's own blood for autotransfusion cell saver
Intervention for cardiac tamponade pericardiocentesis
Medication used for increased ICP mannitol
Bruising around umbilicus or RUQ abd cullen sign
Medication commonly used with mass transfusion protocol TXA
Bedside exam used commonly in patients with abdominal trauma FAST
Antibiotic of choice for any penetrating trauma/ open fracture ancef

Joint Commission Education Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How do you report a needlestick? beeper 1000
If you notice a fire door not closing during a practice drill what should you do? Call Maintenance
Items stored must be ________ or more inches from the ceiling? eighteen
When a medication error happens, what report needs to be completed in the computer? Clarity
How do you consult the Ethics Committe? Pastoral Services
RACE stands for, Remove patients, _________ alarms, contain fire, extungish or evacuate. Activate
What must be worn at all times when working at Altru Health System? ID badge
How many patient identifiers must you use when providing care? Two
When you walk away from the computer when charting you must ________ your device. Secure
How often does Altru Health System state you need to renew your CPR training? two
A patient falls, who do you notify 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? Hospital Supervisor
After providing care for a C-diff patient, you use alcohol hand rub before, during and after providing care. Next you need to perform hand hygiene with ________ soap and water. antimicrobial
What type of isolation is used for C-Diff? Enhanced Contact
What type of isolation is used for influenza & meningitis? droplet
Rooms for patients with C-Diff or VRE are cleaned _______ times a day. Two
When a multi does medication vial is opened for patient use, how many days is it good for? twenty eight
___________ are not to be kept at the bedside. medications
A patient is transfered to inpatient Rehab, a new _____________ for blood needs to be filled out prior to administration? consent
You must always ____________ narcotics being wasted. witness
Hand off communication is accomplied by , shift summaries, ______________, verbal report, referral paperwork. bedside shift report
___________ is the use of a medication to restrict the patients freedom of movement that is NOT a standard treatment for the patietns medcial condition? Chemical
The _______ slow and go low is the guideline used for administering pain medications. start
There are __________ moments to perform hand hygiene? five
Policy #2018 was establised November 1, 2015 to improve the effectiveness of ? Alarm fatigue

Operating Room Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Doctor who performs operations Surgeon
Doctor who puts patient to sleep for surgery Anesthesiologist
Instrument used to make incisions Scalpel
Clothing that nurses and doctors wear in the Operating Room Scrubs
Protective shell molded to protect fractured limb Cast
Clothing that patients wear in the Operating Room Gown
Instrument used to visualize internally Scope
Instrument used to listen to a patient's heart Stethoscope
Portable bed Stretcher
Term used for artificial body part Prosthesis
Medication used to prevent infection Antibiotic
Term used for image/picture of bones Xray
Common medical term for "urgent" Stat
Electronic device, usually worn on one's person, that receives messages and signals by beeping Pager
Access into a vein to provide access for delivery of fluid, blood, or medicine Intravenous
Code Red Fire
Abbreviation for emergency procedure that combines chest compressions with artificial ventilation CPR

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Low RBC count Anemia
Difficulty eating Dysphagia
Too much sugar in the blood Hyperglycemia
Looking at blood vessels with dye Angiogram
Slow heart rate Bradycardia
Without fever Afebrile
Suffix meaning sagging/ falling out of place Ptosis
Root word for cartilage Chrondro
Suffix meaning hernia/tumor Cele
Suffix meaning dilation/stretching Ectasis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Commonly known as 'blood poisoning' Septicemia
Blood group system ABO
Abbreviation for the medical term of stroke CVA
Deficiency of WBC Leukopenia
Examination of the abdomen with a ------scope Laparoscopy
Urination occuring at night Nocturia
High blood pressure Hypertension
Blood clot under the skin Hematoma
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Root word for skull Crani
Ovary root Oophor
Term for tube Salping
Suffix meaning breakdown or separation Lysis
Root for lung Pneumo
Blue Cyan
Root for rib Cost
Large Macro
Excessive; too much Hyper
Many; much Poly
Requiring the presence of air Aerobic
Platelet Thrombocyte
Removal of a kidney Nephrectomy
Under the skin Subcutaneous
Cutting of a tube/vessel Vasectomy
Inflammation Itis
BID; 3 words Twice a day
ECG Electrocardiogram
PRN; 2 words When necessary

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

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

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

COMMON MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

abd abdomen
ABX ANTIBOTIC PROPYLAXED
ac before meal
A&O Alert and oriented
amb ambultory
amt amount
ASA aspirin
ASAP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
HGB hemoglobin
bid 2x a day
BM BOWEL MOVEMENT
B/P Blood pressure
BR BED REST
BRP Bathroom priviledges
BS BREATHE SOUNDS
c with
CBC COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
cc cheif complaint
c/o complaining of

Extremity Trauma Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the most common of the growth plate injuries salterharristwo
the most common injury to the elbow in children supracondylarfracture
an impaction fracture of the supralateral humeral head hillsachsdefect
a fracture produced by normal forces on diseased bone insufficiency fracture
the area where most clavicle fractures occur middleonethird
a fracture at the base of the fifth metacarpal bennettfracture
the mechanism of injury for a transverse lateral malleolar fracture tension
the most common injured portion to the proximal tibia lateralplateau
the most common direction of elbow dislocations posterior
the mechanism for most upper extremity injuries foosh
where do most fractures of the hip occur subcapital
an indirect sign seen with knee injuries fatbloodinterfacesign
an indirect sign of trauma about the elbow sailsign
a term used to describe angular deformity at the fracture site alignment
a fracture that is not visible on the day of injury occult
a complication of a scaphoid fracture avascularnecrosis
a measurement to help find calcaneal fractures boehlersangle
the most common dislocation of the shoulder subcoracoid
the most commonly fractures bone in infants and children clavicle
the most common fracture about the elbow in adults radialhead
the second most common injury about the wrist triquetralfracture
a radiographic sign seen with rotatory subluxation of the scaphoid terrythomas
a injury at the base of the fifth metatarsal dancersfracture

Cath lab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Name of the first drug eluting stent Cypher
Which valve Is evaluated when measuring AO & LV systolic pressure Aortic
The coronary artery that feeds the anterior wall LAD
What type of MI is occurring with ST elevation in leads II,III & AVF Inferior
Condition that causes chest pain on inspiration and St elevation in all leads Pericarditis
What is it called when the coronary artery goes into the muscle Bridge
A medication that reverses heparin Protamine
The name of the extension used for Abbott interventional wires Doc
Coronary artery that comes off the LAD Diagonal
Which valve are you calculating when you measure PCW & LV diastolic pressure simultaneously Mitral
You always need two transducers when you measure a Stenosis
Device that creates cardiac output in a patient with cardiogenic shock Impella
Type of EKG done to determine a RV infarct Right sided
A tear in the arterial wall that can occur with stent deployment or balloon inflation Dissection
A complete penetration through the vessel wall caused by a wire Perforation
Severe complication caused by a coronary perforation Tamponade
Diagnosis when the heart is weakened Cardiomyopathy
Penny's favorite color Purple
Communication between the right and left atria ASD
Treatment for restrictive cardiomyopathy done in the lab Alcohol ablation
Medication used for pressure wire procedure Adenosine

Respiratory Crossword Extraganza

Type
Crossword
Description

Tool of the trade stethoscope
Smell the flowers blow out the candles pursedlip
windpipe trachea
Incision on the anterior aspect of the neck tracheostomy
most common device used to deliver supplemental oxygen cannula
If all else fails, who are you going to call ? Respiratory
What LAMA do RT'S use most ? Atrovent
Umeclidinium Incruse
Manually ventilate AMBU
Color detected for an unsuccessful tube placement purple
Oxygen color indicator green
Medical device used to deliver Symbicort inhaler
measuring of breath spirometry
airway constriction after exposure to allergens asthma
Maneuver used to open a suddenly obstructed windpipe heimlich
Behavior that increases mucous production in the airways smoking
Deformity of fingers associated with chronic lung infections. clubbing
mucus produced by the Respiratory system phlegm
chronic disease associated with alveolar distruction copd
whistle wheeze
a musical breathing sound stridor
a word used for foul smelling sputum fetid
monitoring of CO2 in respiratory gases capnography
atomic number is 8 oxygen
oxygen deprivation hypoxia
SOB relieved when lying down. platypnea
Breathlessness dyspnea
sit or stand to breath comfortably orthopnea
Dangly thing at the back of your throat uvula