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A catheter is a TUBE
Where is the catheter situated? BLADDER
What does a catheter drain URINE
What colour is normal urine? STRAW
What does the urine drain into? LEGBAG
A legbag should be changed every ——- days FOUR
What can cause a catheter to by pass? CONSTIPATION
To prevent potential UTI what pH should urine be? ACID
What area should be washed twice daily? URETHRAL MEATUS
How should a catheter be cleaned? AWAY FROM BODY
What is blood in the urine known as? HAEMATURIA
What is dehydration? LOW FLUID INTAKE
Which part of the bladder enables it to stretch? RUGAE
The bladder has an internal and external SPHINCTER
Which organs make urine KIDNEYS
What are the tubes called that connect the kidneys to the bladder? URETERS
What is the bladder STORAGE VESSEL
Why should a catheter bag never be held above the bladder? PREVENT BACKFLOW
What odour can indicate a UTI FISH
How often is a day bag changed? DAILY
Where should a catheter bag be emptied TOILET
What does specific gravity measure? CONSISTENCY
What disease can sugar in urine indicate DIABETES
What is the best method for cleaning the hands Soap and water
What can the presence of ketones in urine indicate? WEIGHT LOSS DIET
What personal protective equipment should be worn when undertaking catheter care? GLOVES AND APRON

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Urinary System Crossword

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Waste materials are filtered from the blood into these. Kidneys
The tube that leads from the kidney to the bladder ureter
Painful urination Disuria
Visual examination of the urinary bladder. Cystoscopy
Inflammation of the urethra Urethritis
Muscular sac that holds urine Bladder
Root that means Renal Pelvis Pyel
Largest artery located in the abdominal cavity. Abdominal aorta
The kidneys are located behind the parietal peritoneum. Their location is then, _______peritoneal Retro
Abnormal condition of protein (alumin) in the urine. Albuminuria
Shock waves are beamed into a patient to crush urinary tract stones. Lithotripsy
Nitrogenous waste materials are separated from the blood by a machine. Dialysis
A person who performs surgery on the urinary tract and provides treatment of male reproductive disorders. Urologist
Vessel that carries blood toward the heart from the kidneys. Renal Vein
One of the two roots meaning kidney Nephr

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Excretory System Crossword

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Organ in the excretory system that filters waste from the blood kidneys
A tube that passes urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder ureters
A saclike structure that stores urine until it can be released urinary bladder
A tube that passes urine from the bladder to outside of body Urethra
The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body Skin
Pair of organs where carbon dioxide and oxygen are echanged Lungs
Organ that breaks down toxins and wastes, and has many other functions Liver
A sac that stores bile; has a small role in the excretory system though Gall bladder
Storage organ for the excretory products Large Intestine
Function to inhibit the release of urine sphincter

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Important Facts on Home Urinary Catheter Care Crossword

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If there is _____________ at catheter insertion site, notify healthcare provider immediately SWELLING
When emptying drainage bag, DO NOT let the drainage tube ________ the containter the urine is draining into. TOUCH
You should NEVER put the drainage bag on the _________. FLOOR
Keep drainage bag below __________, to keep urine flowing freely by gravity. BLADDER
If you experience ______________ pain and no urine is drained in the catheter bag, call healthcare provider immediately. ABDOMINAL
If there is no urine draining into the bag, first check and see if there are any _________ in the tubing. KINKS
You should shower ____________ to prevent infection. DAILY
__________ your hands before and after touching the drainage or catheter. WASH
An individual should not have sexual __________ while wearing a urinary catheter. INTERCOURSE
Never use ____ water to rinse the catheter, as it can damage the plastic equipment. HOT
If you notice a strong odor or _________ urine, call healthcare provider immedately. CLOUDY
If you have bright red ___________ in your urine, call healthcare provider immediately. BLOOD

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Phlebotomy Crossword

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Universal Precautions are regulated by OSHA
Potential error from filling tubes in the wrong order carryover
How often should glucose monitors have QC checks daily
Why would a collection tube loose vacuum expired
Type of safety inspection performed on equipment maintenance logs mechanical
Complication from removing the needle before the tourniquet hematoma
What is present in a urinalysis sample to indicate infection leukocytes
Complication from underfilling a Gray tube hemolysis
Position for CPR supine
Primary function of RBC's --transport... oxygen
Puncture of bone for a heel stick can cause osteochondritis
The anticoagulant found in the Lavender tube edta
Type of tube to use for Blood Cultures sps
Antiseptic agent used to clean the site for a Blood Culture chlorhexadine
When calculating blood volume, you need to know the pts. weight
Tube color used for blood typing red
Term for using sense of touch to locate a vein palpate
Lab Dept. that tests cholesterol, glucose, triglycerides, and proteins chemistry

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Infection Control Crossword

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Most important defense against the spread of infection. hand hygiene
When moving from dirty to _____ hand hygiene must be performed clean
Urine testing should only be done when there are 3 of these without catheter, 2 with catheter Symptoms
Linen, clothing, and food must be ____ when traveling through the halls. Covered
_____ should be encouraged to wash their hands before meals, after toileting, after blowing nose, etc. Residents
Staff with ____ must be off work for 24 hours after last episode. Fever
Staff with stomach symptoms must be off work for 48 ____ after last episode Hours
When serving food, edges of plates, rims of cups/bowls, ends of silverware must not be _____. touched
Linen should not be ___ against uniform. Held
Residents with stomach symptoms and/or fever are kept in their room on _____ until cleared to leave. Precautions
Alcohol gel is not useful in killing this infection. Cdiff
Hand Hygiene must be performed frequently and ____ throughout the day. thoroughly
Staff wear food handler gloves when ____ bread/toast, raw fruit, handling
Eye dropper tips should never touch the ___. Eye
Dirty linen and laundry should be ______ in the room. bagged
PPE is Personal ______ Equipment. Protective
PPE includes Gowns, Masks, and _____. Gloves
Life Enrichment staff ______ items such as bingo chips and tables after each activity. disinfect
Blood borne ______ are a group on infections that are carried & transmitted within blood & body fluids. pathogens
Linen closet doors must be kept _____ to decrease potential contamination. closed
Food must be _____ to 40 degrees to prevent bacteria growth cooled
Food being ______ must be maintained at 135 degrees. served
Sharps _______ must be reported for workers compensation and infection tracking purposes. Injuries
Proper hand hygiene requires at least 20 _____ of washing. seconds
Glucometers should be cleaned after each ___. use
Any surface that is touched could potentially be covered with ____. germs
Lifts should be wiped with a bleach _____ after each resident. wipe
Infectious medical waste should be discarded in ____ bags red
The blood spill kits are located in the 200 ____ dirty utility room wing
The term do we use for everyday practice to prevent spread of infection is ________ precautions standard
Which of the top 3 blood borne pathogens can you be vaccinated against? HepatitisB

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Catheter care Crossword

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catheter care is provided at least ___________ to three times a day two
this care is given to prevent ___________________ infection
tube inserted through the urethra into the bladder is called an indwelling __________________ catheter
This tube is held in place by a _____________________ balloon
________________ is the structure through which urine passes from the bladder and is eliminated from the bladder urethra
catheter care is given using soap and ________________ water
the opening at the end of the urethra is called a ______________ meatus
prior to providing care, a health care worker must was his/her _____________ hands
An indwelling catheter is sometimes called a ______________ catheter foley
there are four sites where ______________ can enter a catheter drainage system bacteria
the car worker should always was hands and wear ______________ when doing catheter care gloves

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Chapter 9 Urinary System Crossword

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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

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Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Human reproduction Crossword

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The narrow opening between vagina and uterus Cervix
The seminal vesicle adds _________ to the sperm. Liquid
The place where sperm mature Epididymus
The place where eggs are made Ovary
The egg travels down the ________ tubes towards the uterus. fallopian
Tube where sperm and urine leave the body Urethra
Place where sperm are made Teste
Bag that holds the testes Scrotum
Lining of the uterus Endometrium
Place where a baby grows Uterus
Tube carrying sperm from the testes to the penis Vasdeferens
Place where urine is stored Bladder
Gland that adds liquid to sperm (needs to be checked for cancer). Prostate

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The Human Reproductive System Crossword

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This is the loose pouch-like sac of skin that hangs behind and below the penis. It contains the testicles (also called testes), as well as many nerves and blood vessels. Scrotum
These are oval organs about the size of large olives that lie in the scrotum, secured at either end by a structure called the spermatic cord. Most men have two testes. The testes are responsible for making testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, and for generating sperm. Within the testes are coiled masses of tubes called seminiferous tubules. These tubes are responsible for producing sperm cells. Testicles
coiled tube that rests on the backside of each testicle. It transports and stores sperm cells that are produced in the testes. It also is the job of the epididymis to bring the sperm to maturity, since the sperm that emerge from the testes are immature and incapable of fertilization. During sexual arousal, contractions force the sperm into the vas deferens. Epididymis
muscular tube that travels from the epididymis into the pelvic cavity, to just behind the bladder. The vas deferens transports mature sperm to the urethra, the tube that carries urine or sperm to outside of the body, in preparation for ejaculation. Vas
the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside of the body. In males, it has the additional function of ejaculating semen when the man reaches orgasm. When the penis is erect during sex, the flow of urine is blocked from the urethra, allowing only semen to be ejaculated at orgasm. Urethra
Also called Cowper's glands, these are pea-sized structures located on the sides of the urethra just below the prostate gland. These glands produce a clear, slippery fluid that empties directly into the urethra. This fluid serves to lubricate the urethra and to neutralize any acidity that may be present due to residual drops of urine in the urethra. Bulbourethralglands
are a pair of small glands about the size and shape of almonds, located on the left and right sides of the pelvic body cavity lateral to the superior portion of the uterus. Ovaries produce female sex hormones such as estrogen and progesterone as well as ova (commonly called "eggs"), the female gametes. Ova are produced from oocyte cells that slowly develop throughout a woman’s early life and reach maturity after puberty. Each month during ovulation, a mature ovum is released. The ovum travels from the ovary to the fallopian tube, where it may be fertilized before reaching the uterus. Ovaries
are a pair of muscular tubes that extend from the left and right superior corners of the uterus to the edge of the ovaries. The fallopian tubes end in a funnel-shaped structure called the infundibulum, which is covered with small finger-like projections called fimbriae. The fimbriae swipe over the outside of the ovaries to pick up released ova and carry them into the infundibulum for transport to the uterus. The inside of each fallopian tube is covered in cilia that work with the smooth muscle of the tube to carry the ovum to the uterus. FallopianTubes
hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ located posterior and superior to the urinary bladder. Connected to the two fallopian tubes on its superior end and to the vagina (via the cervix) on its inferior end, the uterus is also known as the womb, as it surrounds and supports the developing fetus during pregnancy. The inner lining of the uterus, known as the endometrium, provides support to the embryo during early development. The visceral muscles of the uterus contract during childbirth to push the fetus through the birth canal. Uterus
elastic, muscular tube that connects the cervix of the uterus to the exterior of the body. It is located inferior to the uterus and posterior to the urinary bladder. The vagina functions as the receptacle for the penis during sexual intercourse and carries sperm to the uterus and fallopian tubes. It also serves as the birth canal by stretching to allow delivery of the fetus during childbirth. During menstruation, the menstrual flow exits the body via the vagina. Vagina
is the collective name for the external female genitalia located in the pubic region of the body. The vulva surrounds the external ends of the urethral opening and the vagina and includes the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, and clitoris. The mons pubis, or pubic mound, is a raised layer of adipose tissue between the skin and the pubic bone that provides cushioning to the vulva. The inferior portion of the mons pubis splits into left and right halves called the labia majora. The mons pubis and labia majora are covered with pubic hairs. Inside of the labia majora are smaller, hairless folds of skin called the labia minora that surround the vaginal and urethral openings. On the superior end of the labia minora is a small mass of erectile tissue known as the clitoris that contains many nerve endings for sensing sexual pleasure. Vulva
The male's job is to produce sperm cells and deliver them into the female reproductive tract. The female's job is to produce ova (eggs), receive the sperm, and nourish the embryo that grows inside her. Reproductivesystem
The organ that holds urine. bladder
Two sac-like glands on each side of the bladder that produce a fluid, providing nutrients for the sperm. Seminalvesicles
The outlet of the rectum, lying in the fold between the buttocks. The opening at the end of the anal canal. Anus
The head of the penis. glans
A walnut-sized gland that lies beneath the bladder. This gland produces a liquid that helps sperm to move along more easily. prostate
Occurs when the penis fills with blood and becomes hard. Erection
The part of the uterus that protrudes into the cavity of the vagina. CERVIX
A small genital organ whose function is one of sexual pleasure. Clitoris
the process in a woman of discharging blood and other materials from the lining of the uterus at intervals of about one lunar month from puberty until menopause, except during pregnancy. menstruation

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