Chapter 10 - Airway Management, Ventilation, Oxygenation Flashcards

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What is hypoxemia

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A low oxygen content in the arterial blood

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What are the 4 types of respiration and what do they do?

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Pulmonary - moving in and out
External - alveoli/capillary gas exchange
Internal - gas exchange between the cells and systemic capillaries
Cellular - the breakdown of glucose

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What is hypoxia

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An inadequate amount of oxygen being delivered to the cells

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What is the narrowest portion of the upper airway in children?

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The cricoid cartilage

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What are the 2 manual airway maneuvers

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Head tilt, chin lift

Jaw thrust

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What are the 2 mechinacal airways?

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Oropharyngeal

Nasopharyngeal

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What airway opening maneuver would you use on a patient with a suspected spinal injury

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Jaw thrust

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During suction, how far should you insert the catheter be inserted

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Only as far as you can see

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What is a stoma?

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A surgical opening in the front of the neck

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at what rate would you flow a nasal cannula

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2 to 6 lpm

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At what rate would you flow oxygen in a non rebreather mask?

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15 lpm

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