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5 Matching questions

  1. symptoms of thrombophlebitis?
  2. Hypertonic Solutions can cause _____ ______ due to great expansion of IV compartments
  3. What do you do if you suspect circulatory overload?
  4. Colloids are what?
    They appear ______
    They raise colloid osmotic pressure so they're often called ______
  5. The most common complication of IV therapy?
  1. a pain along course of vein
    redness and edema at injection site
    arm is warm to touch
  2. b infiltration
  3. c circulatory overload
  4. d stop or slow infusion
    raise head of the bed
    get vital signs
    notify MD
  5. e molecules that don't dissolve and remain uniformly distributed.
    The appear cloudy
    often called volume expanders
    Ex:proteins, albumin, dextran

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stop IV immediately
    restart IV in another vein
    elevate extremity
    apply warm moist compress to affected site
  2. macrodrip tubing
  3. Cause circulatory/fluid overload
    can dilute hemoglobin and hematocrit
  4. 10-15 drops per mL
  5. Multilumen
    PIC (peripherally inserted central catheter)

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. Isotonic IV FLuids are generally used to replace fluids with ______FVD


  3. Mediport, Port a cath is what?
    It is used when?
    and is placed where?
    1.cleanse with alcohol X2
    2.swab with betadine
    3.use a non-coring Huber needle, 20g
    4.change dressing and mark with date and initials


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


  5. Third spacing is what?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.


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