When do you use the head-tilt chin-lift maneuver?
When there is no risk of spinal injury.
When do you use the jaw-thrust maneuver?
When there is a suspected spinal injury.
How far do you insert the suction catheter?
Only as far as you can see and no farther than the distance between the corner of the mouth and the earlobe.
How long do you suction for an adult?
No longer than 10 to 15 seconds.
How long do you suction for a child?
No longer that 5-10 seconds.
What is an NPA?
A nasopharyngeal airway.
What are the 4 steps for inserting an NPA?
Size the device from the earlobe to the nostril.
Lubricate with a non-patroleum lubricant
Insert with the bevel toward the septum, slowly slide it in while rotating ownward.
Check by listening for breathing
What is an OPA?
An oropharyngeal Airway.
What are the steps to insert an OPA?
Size the adjunct from the earlobe to the corner of the mouth.
Insert starting with the tip pointing upward. Rotate downward while inserting.
Check by listening for breating.
How much oxygen does a D cylinder hold?
How much Oxygen does a Super D tank hold?
How much Oxygen does an E tank hold?
How much Oxygen does an M tank hold?
How much Oxygen does a G tank hold?
How much Oxygen does a H, A, K tank hold?
What is the safe residual pressure for an oxygen tank?
What is the Cylinder size constant for the following tanks
- D or Super D
- H or K
What is the formula for calculating the duration of flow for an oxygen tank?
(tank pressure-200) X Constant
DOF = _________________________
Under normal circumstances what should the oxygen saturation be?
95% or higher
What is the flow rate for a nasal cannula?
What is the flow rate for a nonrebreather mask?
What are the steps to setting up an oxygen tank?
Crack the tank
Chose the regulator and check the o-ring
Be sure regulator is on zero
Allign pins and hand tighten
open main valve
secure the tank
What are the step to breakdown an oxygen tank?