State Skills
Terminology
Suffixes
Abbreviations
Key Points

100

This is what client is covered with during the making of an occupied bed.
What is the bath blanket?

100

This is also known as a CVA.
What is a stroke?

100

-algia
What is pain?

100

ADLS
What are activities of daily living?

100

This is the normal daily fluid requirement for adults.
What is 2000 to 3000 ml.?

200

These two items must be in place prior to providing mouth care to a client.
What are gloves (on CNA) and clothing protector?

200

This is any break in the continuity of a bone.
What is a fracture?

200

-alysis
What is analyze?

200

BPM
What is beats per minute?

200

This is the most important piece of furniture in the resident's unit.
What is the hospital bed?

300

This is the appropriate temperature of the water needed prior to rinsing/brushing dentures.
What is tepid/moderate?

300

This term refers to the male and female sex glands.
What are gonads?

300

-ectomy
What is surgical removal?

300

DNR
What is do not resuscitate?

300

A person experiencing this condition exhibits low fluid intake; low output of dark urine with strong odor; weight loss; dry skin; confusion; poor skin turgor.
What is dehydration?

400

This is the tool you use to clean under fingernails while giving nail care to a client.
What is an orangewood stick?

400

This type of temperature taking is the least accurate.
What is axillary temperature?

400

-emia
What is blood?

400

F
What is Fahrenheit?

400

This is the most common symptom of arthritis.
What is pain?

500

This is the appropriate temperature of water used to give the client footcare.
What is 105 degrees?

500

This is a hollow tube inserted into the bladder to drain urine.
What is a catheter?

500

-itis
What is inflammation of?

500

GI
What is gastrointestinal?

500

This is the stage of pressure ulcer in which the entire layer of skin is lost and the subcutaneous fat and muscle are exposed.
What is Stage III?