5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What do you do if you suspect circulatory overload?
- pneumothorax is what?
- What to do for an IV infiltration?
- Third spacing is what?
- When having difficulty aspirating with a port, do what?
- a abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung
- b DANGEROUS: Fluid accumulation where fluid is not meant to pool. WHERE? Peritonieal Cavity, Pericardium & Pleural spaces (most common) WHY? Not enough Albumin in vascular system so it can't hold fluid like it's supposed to and ends up leaking. Body can't get rid of it (has to be drained) ALSO BECAUSE OF changes in oncotic or hydrostatic pressure, RESULT: Fluid that is "lost" from circulation.
- c reposition pt and have him cough
try push pull technique
- d stop or slow infusion
raise head of the bed
get vital signs
- e stop IV immediately
restart IV in another vein
apply warm moist compress to affected site
5 Multiple choice questions
- possible dehydration
- -prime tubing
-hang one bottle BEFORE the first one is completely done
-check/document intactness of catheter upon disconnection
- Cause circulatory/fluid overload
can dilute hemoglobin and hematocrit
- turn patient on to LEFT side with head DOWN
notify the MD
- -emergency access
-npo (nothing by mouth) status
5 True/False questions
The most common complication of IV therapy? → inflammation of a vein associated with a clot
Standard Microdrop size is what? → 60 drops per mL
what is a catheter fragment embolism? → Breaking off the tip of the IV catheter inside the vein; the tip then travels through the venous system, where it can lodge in pulmonary circulation as a pulmonary embolism
How often do you have to flush tunneled caths? → daily
symptoms of an air embolism? → cyanosis
weak rapid pulse
increased venous pressure