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1

What does oesophageal stethoscope do

Allows more accurate auscultation of heart and resp. Sounds

2

Osophageal stethoscope checks (5)

Clean
Secure connection
Accurate measurement
Damage
Placement

3

What does pulse-ox do (3)

Measure O2 sat
- % O2 bound to HGB in arterial blood
Some display pulse
Assess CV and resp. Function

4

Pulse-ox checks (6)

Clean
Calibrated
Connections secure
Probe placement
Damage to leads
Charged/battery use

5

What does ECG do (2)

Measures electrical activity across heart
- HR and rhythm

6

ECG checks (5)

Clean
Calibrated
Connections secure/placement
Charged/plugged in/battery life
Damage to leads

7

What does BP monitor do (2)

Measure BP and tissue perfusion

8

Methods of direct BP measurement (2)

IV cannula into peripheral artery
Central venous via cannula into jugular

9

What does central venous BP measure

Blood volume returning to heart

10

Methods of indirect BP measurement (2)

Oscillimetric
Doppler

11

Features of oscillimetric BP monitor and what it measures (3)

Cuff inflates/deflates automatically

Systolic, diastolic and mean arterial BP

12

Features of Doppler BP monitor and what it measures

Cuff inflated manually
Ultrasound probe placed over peripheral pulse connected to speaker

Systolic only

13

BP monitor checks (5)

Clean (cuff and probe)
Damage
Calibrated
Connections secure
Charged/battery life

14

What does capnograph do (2)

Measures end tidal CO2
- CO2 expired at peak exp.
Early detection of resp. Compromise

15

Types of capnograph (2)

Main unit
- placed between et tube and circuit
Side stream unit
- small gas sample diverted away from circuit to distant sensor

16

Causes of hypercapnia (4)

Hypoventilation
Resp. Depression
Circuit issues
Soda lime exhaustion

17

Causes of hypocapnia (4)

Hyperventilation
Hypothermia
Decreased cardiac output
Partial airway obstruction

18

Capnograph checks (6)

Clean
Calibrated
Connections secure
Charged/plugged in/battery life
Damage
Soda lime

19

What does apnoea alert do and where is it placed

Measures RR and alerts when too low
Attached to Et tube

20

Apnoea alert checks (5)

Clean
Calibrated
Connections secure
Damage
Charged/plugged in/battery life

21

What does Wright’s respirometer do and where is it placed

Measures tidal and minute volumes
Attached to et tube

22

Wright’s respirometer checks (5)

Clean
Calibrated
Damage
Connections secure
Charged/plugged in/battery life

23

Rectal thermometer checks (3)

Clean
Damage
Battery life