IAHCSMM Chapter 18
Department that checks patient care equipment for safety and Function.
Allows the patient to self-administer pain medication.
Applies a brief electroshock to restore the rhythm of the heart.
Artificially stimulates the venous plantar plexus to increase circulation in bed-ridden patients.
Gives control of a hospital's equipment management system to an external entity.
This is done to return inoperative equipment to proper operating condition.
Technicians in the ______ department perform safety inspections and functional tests on equipment.
When patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, it must be safety checked by a ______ ______ before it is cleared for patient use
Which of the following requires preventive maintenance standards be established for medical equipment?
All patient care equipment dispensed for use must be considered ______, and handled as such, regardless of its appearance.
Sequential Compression Unit
Which of the following common items of patient care equipment limits the development of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Peripheral Edema in immobile patients?
Discarded at point of use
Disposable components such as pads and tubing on patient care equipment should be:
Whenever the equipment is cleaned
Equipment should be inspected for obvious hazards such as cracked or frayed electrical cords:
Returned immediately to the biomedical department
If an equipment malfunction causes harm to patients, it should be:
Ready to use
Patient care equipment should be stored in a ______ condition.
In Central Service
Patient care equipment is typically stored:
Safe Medical Devices Act
The ____ ____ _____ ___ requires that the healthcare facility report malfunctions of medical devices that have contributed to patient injury, illness, and/or death to the manufacturer and the FDA
Can help manage equipment costs