IAHCSMM Chapter 18

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Biomedical Engineering

Department that checks patient care equipment for safety and Function.

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PCA Pump

Allows the patient to self-administer pain medication.

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Defibrillator

Applies a brief electroshock to restore the rhythm of the heart.

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Foot Pump

Artificially stimulates the venous plantar plexus to increase circulation in bed-ridden patients.

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Outsourcing

Gives control of a hospital's equipment management system to an external entity.

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Repair

This is done to return inoperative equipment to proper operating condition.

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Biomedical Engineering

Technicians in the ______ department perform safety inspections and functional tests on equipment.

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Biomedical Technician

When patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, it must be safety checked by a ______ ______ before it is cleared for patient use

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Joint Commission

Which of the following requires preventive maintenance standards be established for medical equipment?

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Contaminated

All patient care equipment dispensed for use must be considered ______, and handled as such, regardless of its appearance.

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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?

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Discarded at point of use

Disposable components such as pads and tubing on patient care equipment should be:

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Whenever the equipment is cleaned

Equipment should be inspected for obvious hazards such as cracked or frayed electrical cords:

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Returned immediately to the biomedical department

If an equipment malfunction causes harm to patients, it should be:

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Ready to use

Patient care equipment should be stored in a ______ condition.

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In Central Service

Patient care equipment is typically stored:

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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

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Can help manage equipment costs

Maintenance insurance: