5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- In relation to IV therapy what 6 things do nurses need to know?
- Hypertonic Fluids do what?
Their serum osmolality is _____
- Colloids are what?
They appear ______
They raise colloid osmotic pressure so they're often called ______
- What to do for an IV infiltration?
- After inserting the CVL what does the patient get?
- a stop IV immediately
restart IV in another vein
apply warm moist compress to affected site
- b A Chest X-Ray
- c molecules that don't dissolve and remain uniformly distributed.
The appear cloudy
often called volume expanders
Ex:proteins, albumin, dextran
- d 1.what (is ordered)
2.why (it was ordered)
5.the patient's 5 rights
- e They replace electrolytes and shift fluid from interstitial places/cells into the plasma.
serum osmolality of 375 or higher
5 Multiple choice questions
Pts with LOW blood pressure
- -insertian and MD name
-tolerance of procedure
-on front of chart and above pt bed
- certified PICC RN's and up
5 True/False questions
Why would a patient need a CVL (central venous line)? → long term therapy
inability to access periph veins
administration of TPN or irritating agents
to monitor internal pressure
pneumothorax is what? → abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung
Access to a Port a Cath is _____ technique, and the steps are; → jugular
Hep Locks must be flushed when? with what? → Flushed every shift and anytime push meds are administered with normal saline
IV pumps must be used on what type of patients? → Flushed every shift and anytime push meds are administered with normal saline