5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Advantages to intravenous Access?
- What are the advantages of a Heparin Lock?
- If a patient recieves too much fluid, too quickly it is called what?
- Hypotonics cause a ______ in the circulatory volume.
So never give to what kind of patients?
- What are the 2 types of Non-Tunneled Central Venous Lines?
- a -emergency access
-npo (nothing by mouth) status
- b no continuous fluid infusion required
provides venous access for NPO patients
increases pt mobility
- c Multilumen
PIC (peripherally inserted central catheter)
- d circulatory overload
- e depletion
Pts with LOW blood pressure
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- molecules that don't dissolve and remain uniformly distributed.
The appear cloudy
often called volume expanders
Ex:proteins, albumin, dextran
- certified PICC RN's and up
- Cause circulatory/fluid overload
can dilute hemoglobin and hematocrit
- Call MD to verify proper placement
Obtain and Write order for usage
5 True/False Questions
Hypertonic Fluids do what?
Their serum osmolality is _____ → They replace electrolytes and shift fluid from interstitial places/cells into the plasma.
serum osmolality of 375 or higher
In relation to IV therapy what 6 things do nurses need to know? → trendlenburg
What's infiltration? Symptoms? → needles become dislodged from vein, solution goes into subcutaneous tissue.
S/S-edema at injection site, blanches skin, no blood return, pain and IV pump flow may stop.
Hypertonic Solutions can cause _____ ______ due to great expansion of IV compartments → heart and kidney function, which cant handle the extra fluid
Tunneled Caths such as the Groshong have a Dacron cuff that does what? → heart and kidney function, which cant handle the extra fluid