Flashcards in Chapter 10 - Airway Management, Ventilation, Oxygenation Deck (11):
What are the 4 types of respiration and what do they do?
Pulmonary - moving in and out
External - alveoli/capillary gas exchange
Internal - gas exchange between the cells and systemic capillaries
Cellular - the breakdown of glucose
What is hypoxemia
A low oxygen content in the arterial blood
What is hypoxia
An inadequate amount of oxygen being delivered to the cells
What is the narrowest portion of the upper airway in children?
The cricoid cartilage
What are the 2 manual airway maneuvers
Head tilt, chin lift
What are the 2 mechinacal airways?
What airway opening maneuver would you use on a patient with a suspected spinal injury
During suction, how far should you insert the catheter be inserted
Only as far as you can see
What is a stoma?
A surgical opening in the front of the neck
at what rate would you flow a nasal cannula
2 to 6 lpm