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What is the purpose of palliative care

To help with development

1

How much should a chest tube be draining

3 cc/kg every 3 hours

2

What are the symptoms of post-pericardiotomy syndrome

Fever
> WBC
Pericardial friction rub
Effusion

3

How long after surgery the can post-pericardiotomy occur

Immediately
7-21 days post op

4

What is the tx for post-pericardiotomy syndrome

Pericardiocentesis
Pleurocentesis

5

What are 6 other surgical complications

Hemorrhage
Arrhythmias
CHF
CVA
PE
paralytic ileus

6

What are 4 long term complications of heart surgery

Easily tired
Blood clots
Arrythmia
Heart failure

7

What are 3 major complications of congenital heart disease

CHF
SBE
Cerebral thrombosis