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1

when should suctionng be carried out (how often) and which ways can it be administered?

2

what is a suction catheter?

3

describe the step-by-step process of the suctioning procedure

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1) explain to pt

2) check equipment is available

3) check wall suction on (right amount)

4) wash hands/gown up

5) prepare your kit (sterile)

6) preoxygenate pt for 1-2 mins

7) disconnect pt from ventilator or O2

8) suction (use technique from sim centre)

9) hyperoxygenate pt for 3 mins

10) flush catheter and repeat if necessary

11) reconnect pt to ventilator

12) clean up

4

what should the suctionng pressure be?

5

which hand remains sterile - dominant or non-dominant?

dominant

6

what should you always do with the pt prior to suctioning?

7

how long should the catheter be in the airway for?

8

describe nasotracheal suctioning

9

what are possible complications to suctioning?

10

what manual techniques can you perform on a ventilated pt?

11

describe manual hyperinflation

12

what are cautions and contraindications for manual hyperinflation?