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Flashcards in ABG, Scrub, and Airway Deck (18):
1

How far do you scrub

Up to elbow

2

How soon should the hand turn pink after the Allen test

15 sec

3

Describe CDC surgical antiseptic guidelines

Wait for alcohol solution to dry before donning gloves

4

Which vessels do you occult during the Allen test

Radial and ulnar

5

What happens during an ABG if you hit the artery?

The blood will push the plunger up and fill syringe

6

Steps during scrubbing

Scrubs, mask, eye protections, scrub hands, enter OR

7

Absolute CI to arterial puncture

Arterial pulse not palpable

8

Purpose of the scrubbing process

remove microorganisms

9

how to definitely confirm airway placement is correct

Capnography

10

Serious complication from intubation

Airway obstruction from laryngospasm

11

Potential CI to using BVM for vent

Gastric contents in airway

12

hand position when placing mask on face

3rd and 4th finger on mandible

13

CI to ET intubation

LArynx trauma

14

Relative CI to oral/nasal airway while using BVM

Intact gag reflex

15

What is the function of succinylcholine

Paralyzes to make easier to intubate

16

What is the danger of not continuing sedation while pt is intubated

Pt may try to take out ET tube

17

How should you proceed with intubation if suspected c spine injury

Have someone hold head

18

Correct head placement for intubation

"Sniffing"