Newborns have a higher proportion of what then adults?
vascular access device
In geriatric patients the veins have a tendency to
what two tests does the U.S. law mandate be screened on neonates?
PKU and hypothyroidism
how to help ease the anxiety of geriatric patients?
by being cheerful and friendly
Name the types of CVCs
Broviac, Groshong, Hickman, and Triple Lumen
prolonged crying can affect
WBC and PH level of blood
a heparin lock or a saline lock
tube temporarily placed in a peripheral vein to administer medicine or draw blood
lack of collagen causes a decrease of
elasticity in skin
AV shunt is an artificail connection between a
vein and an artery
collecting blood on an infant is done by
capillary heel stick on special filter paper
human immundodecifency virus
the two types of Av shunt are the
external and internal
Nutritional status can affect what?
skin health, hemostasis, and the ability to tolerate blood loss
arterial line is used for?
it's placed in an artery for continuous monitoring of blood pressure or frequent collection of samples for blood gas testing
What is Jaundice?
Yellowing of the skin
anesthetics is not recommeded for
phenylketonuria (PKU) testing
eutertic mixture of local anesthetics