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5 Matching questions

  1. Standard Microdrop size is what?
  2. thrombophlebitis is what?
  3. Mediport, Port a cath is what?
    It is used when?
    and is placed where?
  4. for CVL's you must put what on the IV flow sheet?
    Put what on the nurses notes?
    And place a sign about CVL where?
  5. what is a catheter fragment embolism?
  1. a inflammation of a vein associated with a clot
  2. b -implanted self sealing injection port connected to a cath
    -when infusions are needed monthly, bi monthly or weekly but not daily
    -placed into subclavian vein or internal jugular
  3. c 60 drops per mL
  4. d -insertian and MD name
    -tolerance of procedure
    -on front of chart and above pt bed
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Call MD to verify proper placement
    Obtain and Write order for usage
  2. 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
  3. stop IV immediately
    restart IV in another vein
    elevate extremity
    apply warm moist compress to affected site
  4. embolism
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. The 3 sites for CVL insertion are;stop IV immediately
    restart IV in another vein
    elevate extremity
    apply warm moist compress to affected site


  2. Who can Insert a PICC line?Only an MD


  3. If a patient recieves too much fluid, too quickly it is called what?circulatory overload


  4. What are the advantages of a Heparin Lock?minimal effects on ADL's, body image and available in double lumen


  5. 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