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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. pneumothorax is what?
  2. A ______ is a mobile thrombosis (clot)
  3. What do you do if you suspect an air embolism?
  4. What are the advantages of a Heparin Lock?
  5. When are Hypotonic solutions used?
  1. a For a dialysis pt on diuretics
    diabetic ketoacidosis
  2. b embolism
  3. c turn patient on to LEFT side with head DOWN
    notify the MD
  4. d abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung
  5. e no continuous fluid infusion required
    provides venous access for NPO patients
    increases pt mobility

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. resp distress, SQ emphysema
  2. Cause circulatory/fluid overload
    can dilute hemoglobin and hematocrit
  3. -insertian and MD name
    -tolerance of procedure
    -on front of chart and above pt bed
  4. 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.
  5. stop or slow infusion
    raise head of the bed
    get vital signs
    notify MD

5 True/False questions

  1. hypertonic solutions can also cause impaired what?heart and kidney function, which cant handle the extra fluid


  2. 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


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


  4. symptoms of an air embolism?resp distress, SQ emphysema


  5. avoid use of hypertonic solutions r/t movement of fluid from the intracellular because of ...possible dehydration


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