Holding sterile objects above the waist
Considering a 1″ edge around the sterile field as being contaminated
Pouring solution onto a sterile field cloth
Opening the outermost flap of a sterile package away from the body
Assess the drainage in the dressing.
Slowly remove the soiled dressing
Wash hands thoroughly.
Put on latex gloves.
Turn and reposition the client at least once every 8 hours.
Vigorously massage lotion into bony prominences.
Post a turning schedule at the client’s bedside.
Slide the client, rather than lifting, when turning.
Related to fat emboli
Related to infection
Related to femoral artery occlusion
Related to circumferential eschar
Back of the hands
A 32 year-old-African American
A woman experiencing menopause
A client with a family history of the disorder
An individual who has experienced a significant amount of emotional distress
A client incontinent of urine feces
A client with chronic nutritional deficiencies
A client with decreased sensory perception
A client who is unable to move about and is confined to bed