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light

(Easy), adjective breezy, carefree, cushy, debonair, effortless, facile, lighthearted, manageable, not burdensome, not complex, not complicated, not difficult, not involved, nothing to it, painless, plain, simple, smooth, straightforward, uncomplicated

light

(Entertaining), adjective amusing, animated, beamish, bird-witted, blithe, blithesome, breezy, capricious, carefree, changeable, cheerful, cheery, comical, debonair, distracting, diverting, easygoing, elated, erratic, fickle, flighty, flyaway, free and easy, frivolous, gay, glad, gleeful, happy, happy as a lark, happy-go-lucky, humorous, impulsive, in good or high spirits, inconsequential, inconstant, insouciant, irresponsible, jaunty, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, jubilant, laughing, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, optimistic, out in left field, out to lunch, petty, pleasing, pleasurable, positive, recreative, riant, scatterbrained, skittish, smiling, sportive, sunny, superficial, trivial, unimportant, untroubled, upbeat, volatile, witty

light

(Weightless), adjective airy, buoyant, diluted, feathery, floatable, floating, fluffy, light as a feather, light as air, lighter than air, slender, slight, superficial, thin, unsubstantial, watered down

light

(Daylight), noun crack of dawn, dawn, day, daylight hours, daytime, starlight, sunbeam, sunrise, sunshine, sunup, visibility

light

(Illumination), noun beaming, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, clearness, comprehension, effulgence, flood of light, fluorescence, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glitter, glow, glowing, incandescence, irradiation, knowledge, lambency, lightness, luminescence, luminosity, luminous energy, luminousness, luster, openness, publicity, radiance, radiation, sheen, shine, shining, sparkle, sunlight, understanding
Associated concepts: evidence coming to light, shine the light of law
See also: deft, frivolous, jocular, minimal, negligible, slight, subtle, trivial
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Several gaps related to fall prevention education, fall risks, call light use, and patient room environment were identified.
The purpose of this article is to describe the results of our study, which assessed the reason and usage of the nurse call light, prior to and after implementing hourly rounding.
We can't always stop in the middle of what we are doing to answer every call light the minute it goes off, and the patient needs to realize he is not our only patient and will have to wait his turn As a patient in pain or needing help to the bathroom, 10 minutes can feel like an hour.
In this study, the usefulness of electronic data obtained from a nurse tracking call light system as a source of information for quality measurement is explored.
The K80 call light is a simple solution for keeping parts bins stocked and the assembly line productive: It emits a flashing red signal from a large 50 mm dome-visible from 180 degrees-to notify stocking personnel when parts bin supplies must be replenished.
When I am in bed, I can use my cell phone, my blow-in call light, and the TV remote control.
As a sort of reverse test of the system's efficacy, Park Place experienced a temporary increase in falls when the call light system panel failed shortly after the move into the new building.
Undoubtedly, frequent call light use can impose monumental demands on a nurse's time and energy.
The aide turns off the call light and hustles on her way.
Ford found hourly rounding resulted in a 52% reduction in call light use, giving nurses more time to provide patient care and prevent patient falls.
Martin suggests that advanced dementia care can be delivered by creating advanced dementia rooms or sections in any facility: "Although they don't use the call light or make demands, this population requires more--not less--care.
The medical-surgical clinical nurse specialist (CNS) at a northeast hospital examined unit data regarding fall rates and patient satisfaction for a 15-month period and call light usage for a 4-week period.