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5 Matching questions

  1. In relation to IV therapy what 6 things do nurses need to know?
  2. Hypertonic Fluids do what?
    Their serum osmolality is _____
  3. Colloids are what?
    They appear ______
    They raise colloid osmotic pressure so they're often called ______
  4. What to do for an IV infiltration?
  5. After inserting the CVL what does the patient get?
  1. a stop IV immediately
    restart IV in another vein
    elevate extremity
    apply warm moist compress to affected site
  2. b A Chest X-Ray
  3. c molecules that don't dissolve and remain uniformly distributed.
    The appear cloudy
    often called volume expanders
    Ex:proteins, albumin, dextran
  4. d 1.what (is ordered)
    2.why (it was ordered)
    3.Intended Outcome
    4.Side Effects
    5.the patient's 5 rights
    6.documentation required
  5. e They replace electrolytes and shift fluid from interstitial places/cells into the plasma.
    serum osmolality of 375 or higher

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. jugular
  2. Hickman
  3. depletion
    Pts with LOW blood pressure
  4. -insertian and MD name
    -tolerance of procedure
    -on front of chart and above pt bed
  5. certified PICC RN's and up

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. pneumothorax is what?abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung


  3. Access to a Port a Cath is _____ technique, and the steps are;jugular


  4. Hep Locks must be flushed when? with what?Flushed every shift and anytime push meds are administered with normal saline


  5. IV pumps must be used on what type of patients?Flushed every shift and anytime push meds are administered with normal saline


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