Friday, September 20, 2013

Good things to know....from the state testing center

Good things to know…

Water intake is good for the elimination of wastes
Incontinence may be controlled by proper training of bowel and bladder
You never take a B/P on the arm that is used for dialysis
Always praise the resident for successful efforts at bowel retraining
Older adults should exercise to prevent bone loss and loss of muscle strength
Fluid intakes includes any foods that remain liquid at room temperature
Always check the food in the serving containers for accurate intake
If the urine is bloody, save it and show it to the nurse stat
Fluids and exercise help to alleviate constipation
Know conversion rates
Know how to add, subtract, multiply divide
Diarrhea can dehydrate quickly

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