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NUR 2349 : Med Surg Exam 1, Latest 2019/20 complete A+ guide, Rasmussen College.-NUR 2349 : Med Surg Exam 1 Med Surg Exam 1 Joint Commission Developing factors that affect safety Individual risk facto... rs for injury Safety hazards in the home Safety hazards in the community Safety hazards in the healthcare facilities Restraints Hazards to healthcare workers Morse fall scale Medications that increase risk for falls What does RACE stand for?..Developing factors that affect safety ➢ Infants/toddlers o MVA’s are leading cause of death for children ages 1-3 o Drowning, chocking (highest 6 months-3 yrs), SIDS ➢ Preschoolers o MVA’s are major cause of accidental death o Drowning, fries, poisoning o Falls are major cause of nonfatal injuries >3 years old ➢ School age o MVA’s are major cause of accidental death o Falls are major concern for nonfatal injuries o Injuries are often related to sports, skateboarding, bicycle riding and playground injuries. o Injuries outside of the home by other people increases (ex: abductions) ➢ Adolescent o MVA’s leading cause of accidental death o Homicides associated with alcohol and drugs o Sports and recreational injuries including diving and drowning incidents o Peak for physical, sensory and psychomotor abilities gives them strength and confidence, yet they lack wisdom and judgement of adults ➢ Adult o 35-54 years of age, unintentional poisoning causes more deaths that MVA’s o Workplace injuries o Injuries related to lifestyle include: alcohol abuse, stress, carelessness, abuse, decline in strength and stamina. ➢ Older Adult o Physiological changes start to occur o Reduced muscle strength, joint mobility, slowing of reflexes, decreased ability to respond to stimuli, sensory loss (hearing and vision) [Show More]

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