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Respiratory Equipment Lab Week 5
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Why would you use a venti device over other devices?
Because a venti device is a "high flow" device. It is utilized for patients who require specific
At what % of Fio2 would you set up a tandem device?
What value does the tandem set-up have clinically?
Allows humidity to be given to the patient and delivers 60% or higher % of O2 to patients
What are the two situations that a humidifier is needed?
1.) To humidify dry gas to a patient who has an intact upper airway
2.) To humidify dry gas going to a patient whose upper airway has been bypassed by an endotracheal tube or a tracheostomy tube.
For an intact upper airway what kind of humidifier would you use?
A bubble humidifier with a nasa cannula running at a flow of 4-6 L/min
For a bypassed upper airway what kind of humidifier would you use?
What is a cascade humidifier ?
What is a passover humidifier?
What is a fisher paykel?
What is a Wick humidifier?
What is a Heat and Moisture exchanger?
What are the hazards of humidifiers?
What is the difference between the terms "Active" and "Passive" humidity?
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