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1

Femoral Arterial LIne

-no hip flexion past 60 degrees
-strict bed rest for 60-90 minutes after removal of line

2

Radial or brachial Arterial Line

-will have a splint

3

Pacemaker

-mobility restrictions
- keep wires dry

4

Pulmonary Artery Line (PA Line, Swan Ganz)

-bed rest
-avoid certain movements

5

Oxygen Therapy

-Flammable
-too much can be toxic

6

Chest Tube

-attached to wall suction
-drainage must be below insertion on body
-prevent kinks
- tube wont affect movement but condition can

7

Nasogastric Tube NGT

-Determine if can be removed from suction
-must remain clamped when off suction

8

Suprapubic Catheter

-avoid pressure here
-bag must be lower than body

9

Surgical Drain

-can be pinned to patients skin
-watch for leaking

10

Foley/Texas Catheter

easily dislodged
-keep below bladder

11

Arteriovenous Graft/ Fistula

No blood pressure on that side

12

Central LIne

No Blood pressure on that extremity

13

Midline Catheter

No BP monitoring on that side

14

Nasoenteric feeding tube

-tube on hold when bed is flat
-clogs eay

15

PEG/PEJ Tube (abdomin)

-tube on hold when flat
-no gait belt over this area

16

Peripheral IV

Avoid PB if possible
-do not kink
-watch hand/wrist with exercises

17

Peripheral Inserted Central Catheter line

-No BP
-encourage ROM
-axillary crutches may not work

18

VAP Vascular Access Port

No restrictions unless infection occurs

19

Tunneled Central Venous Catheter

-No swimming
-Taped Tailed DOWN during activity
-No pressure over tailed portion