Flashcards in Extra bits Deck (19):
What type of solution should be given to kids IV? Why?
1/4 NS d/t decreased ability to concentrate urine
What are 10-0 Sutures used for?
What are 9-0 Sutures used for?
repairing small nerves
What are 8-0 Sutures used for?
Hand or cardiac repair
What are 7-0 Sutures used for?
Small vessel repair
What are 6-0 Sutures used for?
Vascular graft sewing or facial
What are 5-0 Sutures used for?
larger vessel repair
What are 4-0 Sutures used for?
What are 3-0 Sutures used for?
Skin closure where there is tension
What are 2-0 Sutures used for?
What are 0 Sutures used for?
Fascial layer in abdominal surgeries
What are #1 sutures used for?
What are #2 sutures used for?
Repairing tendons or other high tension areas
What are #3 sutures used for?
A suture of what size and smaller will not show up on x-ray?
What type of sutures would you use for running subcuticular (absorbable or not)?
What type of sutures would you use for inverted interrupted (absorbable or not)?
How many sticks should you attempt when placing a peripheral IV before calling in someone else?