Flashcards in General Topics and Repeats Deck (32):
what is the determinant of inspired partial pressure for isoflurane?
when was the ASA classification system first described?
What are the ASA physical status classifications?
I. localized pathological process scheduled for surgery or procedure. no systemic disturbances
II. mild to moderate systemic disturbance(s) with or without relation to scheduled surgery or procedure.
III. severe systemic disturbance(s) from whatever cause(s)
IV. life-threatening systemic disorder(s) which may not be correctab;e by planned surgery or procedure
V. moribund patient
VI. organ donor
most common cause of tachycardia in PACU?
max Paw you should generate during bag mask ventilation? mechanical ventilation?
how does decreased minute ventilation effect ETCO2?
volume of E cylinder for O2, Air, and N2O?
625: O2 & Air
pressure (in psi) of E cylinder for O2, Air and N2O?
what is the recommended dose of an anti cholinesterase drug to aid in reversing a patient with a TOF of 0/4?
None, need at least 1 twitch
what is the normal value assigned to the concept of apnic threshold?
what effect does a narcotic have on a patient's CO2 response curve?
CO2 response decrease
what partition coefficient is most responsible for determining the speed of wake up?
what are the most common sites for auscultation?
precordial, pretracheal and esophageal
what are the three types of stethoscopes used in anesthesia?
binaural, monaural and esophageal
what is a common depth of an esophageal stethoscope for an adult patient?
30 cm from the lips
how many "leads" can be acquired in a 3 wire ECG system?
what is the most commonly used method for NIBP?
entering body in route other than GI tract
What is a legal requirement for the anesthesia record?
Which induction drug has a garlicky taste?
What does the R A E mean for an Oral or Nasal RAE ETT Tube?
Ring Adair and Elwyn
EBL from 4 x 4 sponge
How will an incompetent expiratory valve or CO2 absorber manifest on the capnogram?
capnogram will not return to zero
What is the calculation for BMI?
Weight in kg / height in m^2
What is the normal insufflation pressures for laparoscopic surgery?
What is the pressure in the abdomen for an exploratory laparotomy?
What does laparotomy mean?
What does opisthotonus mean?
Arched back spasms
What conditions would lead to a falsely low reading with pulse oximetry?
-- Methylene blue administration
Why is there a risk of hypokalemia with HCTZ usage?
Because the inhibition of Na & Cl reabsorption so there is increase in excretion of ions
anesthesia machine, maximum flow rate from oxygen flush valve