5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- pneumothorax is what?
- A ______ is a mobile thrombosis (clot)
- What do you do if you suspect an air embolism?
- What are the advantages of a Heparin Lock?
- When are Hypotonic solutions used?
- a For a dialysis pt on diuretics
- b embolism
- c turn patient on to LEFT side with head DOWN
notify the MD
- d abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung
- e no continuous fluid infusion required
provides venous access for NPO patients
increases pt mobility
5 Multiple choice questions
- resp distress, SQ emphysema
- Cause circulatory/fluid overload
can dilute hemoglobin and hematocrit
- -insertian and MD name
-tolerance of procedure
-on front of chart and above pt bed
- 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.
- stop or slow infusion
raise head of the bed
get vital signs
5 True/False questions
hypertonic solutions can also cause impaired what? → heart and kidney function, which cant handle the extra fluid
Mediport, Port a cath is what?
It is used when?
and is placed where? → sterile
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
IV pumps must be used on what type of patients? → Flushed every shift and anytime push meds are administered with normal saline
symptoms of an air embolism? → resp distress, SQ emphysema
avoid use of hypertonic solutions r/t movement of fluid from the intracellular because of ... → possible dehydration