Polyolefins such as polyethylene undergo slow degradation when placed in air. Degradation occurs by reactions with atmospheric oxygen that lead to the formation of carbonyl groups (groups containing oxygen), gradual….
complete a step-by-step procedure to follow should it be necessary to consider commitment of a client.
As noted in the text, being prepared by having the necessary information available and understanding the procedures to follow in the event of a crisis should be part of your training and practice. Whether or not you work in a setting where this issue might arise, it will be a valuable learning experience to review the process with your instructor or site supervisor. On the Emergency Contact and Procedures form in Appendix F (see eResources), you will find a place to complete a step-by-step procedure to follow should it be necessary to consider commitment of a client. Review the procedures and complete the form now. Think of this as you would a life jacket on a boat. Chances are you may not need it—but if you do, you will be extremely grateful that you have it handy.