RAD 113 Test 1 Study Guide
Levels of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in order from lowest to highest.
- Physiologic (Food, shelter, clothing)
- Belongingness and love
- Need to Know and Understand
Used in establishing an open relationship between the health professional and the patient.
- Spoken words
- Written words
- Voice intonation
- Organized sentences
Three types of touch.
- Emotional support
- Paralanguage (rhythm of speech)
- Body language
- Professional appearance
- Physical presence
- Visual contact
May help ensure that questions, instructions, and other information have been understood.
At what level does the average American read?
8th - 9th grade
- Infant (birth - 1)
- Toddlers (1-3)
- Preschoolers (3-5)
- School-aged (5-10)
- Adolescents (10-25)
- Young adults (25-45)
- Middle aged (45-65)
- Mature adults (65-older)
Physical changes of functional aging.
- Slowing psychomotor responses
- Slowing of information processing
- Decreased visual acuity
- Decrease in senses
Five stages of the grief process.
Type data that is perceptible to the senses, is able to be measured, and is often physiologic.
Signs can be seen, heard, or felt
Type data that is subject to interpretation.
Examples are patient feelings, pain level, attitude, and opinion of observer.
Sacred 7 of medical histories
(area of patient's complaint)
(Character of symptoms)
(intensity, quantity, or extent of problem)
(what patient was doing when problem started)
- Aggrivating/Alleviating factors
(what makes it worse/better)
- Associated manifestations