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Surgical Technology Principles and Practice

Nursing

Quiz 15 :

Death and Dying

Quiz 15 :

Death and Dying

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The _______ theory of death is considered by some too constricting and does not allow for individualism in the experience of death.
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Physical care of the body to prepare it for viewing by the family and for mortuary procedures is called _____________.
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During the aftercare procedure, the body is handled _________ and with _______ at all times.
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To determine brain death, specific medical assessment may be carried out on the patient to determine absence of breathing, the response to painful stimuli, and the presence of ______________.
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Rigor mortis, the natural stiffening of the body, begins approximately ______ after death and peaks at 8 to 10 hours.
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Decisions about end-of-life care fall to the ___________ when the patient is not able to communicate his or her wishes.
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If no decision has been made by the patient, the attending ______ must, by law, ask the patient and family to consider organ donation.
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After death, the collection of fluid that turns the ears and cheeks red or purple is called _______ mortis.
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Although grief and other deep emotions are present in all families at the time of death, these feelings are often mitigated by ritual and ceremony that ________________.
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Communication with the dying patient requires ___________.
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Because death in the operating room ________, the circulator must initiate all forms as for any sentinel event.
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Reactions and coping skills available to health care professionals are influenced by the following factors, EXCEPT __________.
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Many cultures and faiths forbid organ removal after death, and these cases are usually _______________.
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When death occurs in surgery, the surgeon and the anesthesia care provider must verify that brain death has occurred; this is called ___________ of death.
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Medical and supportive care provided to the dying patient is called __________ care.
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Effective and compassionate communication with the family and the patient is enhanced by understanding some of the more common problems families face. These not only include the _________effects of grief but can also be related to the patient's medical care, or to the practical aspects of finances and estate issues.
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A structured response may be required to help health care workers cope with death. This may involve planned _______ periods, or spontaneous expressions of support and acknowledgment by individual team members.
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Assisted suicide is perceived by many as an intent to ______.
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Support and care across different cultures is called _____________.
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The circumstances of the patient's death determine whether the coroner must investigate the death; this process includes mandatory autopsy, and such a case is called a(n) __________.
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