Devices Used in Nursing to Promote Safety


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This is an assistance device with four widely placed legs or wheels.

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1. This device allows a patient to continue independent mobility with less fear of a fall.

2. For some patients, this provides a feeling of security as they sleep.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Whenever you get the chance, you can try this multiple-choice quiz/worksheet to see what you know about safety devices for nurses. Questions will touch on important subjects like a device with four legs that's used for walking assistance and a device that can be used for moving with less fear of falling.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics you'll be covering are listed as follows:

  • Device used for security as a patient sleeps
  • Medical device that prevents a patient from scratching him or herself
  • Type of device used under close supervision of a doctor or nurse

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a type of medical device that's available to help mobile patients alleviate a fear of falling
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a four-legged device that's used for assistance in walking and a device that's used to keep a patient from dislodging medical equipment
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most information about the lesson on safety devices in the healthcare field, including a device that's used to make a patient feel secure when they sleep

Additional Learning

For more on medical devices, you can look over the lesson named Devices Used in Nursing to Promote Safety. Here are the main areas you'll be exploring:

  • Reasons that devices used in nursing are necessary
  • Benefits of these devices
  • Device that's used as a last resort