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1

What type of solution should be given to kids IV? Why?

1/4 NS d/t decreased ability to concentrate urine

2

What are 10-0 Sutures used for?

Delicate surgeries

3

What are 9-0 Sutures used for?

repairing small nerves

4

What are 8-0 Sutures used for?

Hand or cardiac repair

5

What are 7-0 Sutures used for?

Small vessel repair

6

What are 6-0 Sutures used for?

Vascular graft sewing or facial

7

What are 5-0 Sutures used for?

larger vessel repair

8

What are 4-0 Sutures used for?

Skin closure

9

What are 3-0 Sutures used for?

Skin closure where there is tension

10

What are 2-0 Sutures used for?

bowel repair

11

What are 0 Sutures used for?

Fascial layer in abdominal surgeries

12

What are #1 sutures used for?

Hip surgery

13

What are #2 sutures used for?

Repairing tendons or other high tension areas

14

What are #3 sutures used for?

Rib/sternal repair

15

A suture of what size and smaller will not show up on x-ray?

8-0

16

What type of sutures would you use for running subcuticular (absorbable or not)?

Absorbable

17

What type of sutures would you use for inverted interrupted (absorbable or not)?

Absorbable

18

How many sticks should you attempt when placing a peripheral IV before calling in someone else?

2

19

What are the H&P bits you want to know when doing a time out?

Patient
Procedure
Position
Site
Special equipment
Age
Allergies