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What tube is inserted through the nasopharynx into the stomach, duodenum or Jejunum
NG: Nasogastric tube
What type of tube pass into the duodenum & small intestine by PERISTALSIS
NE: Nasoenteric tube
Patient with long term illness requiring FREQUENT IV medications or transfusion will have an Implanted_____
Implanted Port are made from which 3 materials
Plastic, Titanium, or stainless steel
Can a Radiologic technologist perform suction on a patient?
No, it is not within our practice to perform suctioning.
Opening into the trachea created surgically to provide a temporary or permanent artificial airway.
A chest drainage apparatus should always be placed
Below the level of the Chest
When a patient comes in the radiology department with a urinary Foley catheter bag, it is important to
place the drainage bag below the level of the bladder
what type of tube is used to feed a patient or conduct gastric suction?
NG: Nasogastric tube
What type of tube helps to remove fluid or air from the pleural space?
when caring for a tracheostomy patient what is the first rule?
watch for secretions
What is another name for a Manual ventilation?
Ambu bag or bagging
the tube is passed through the mouth into the trachea and is connected to a ventilator
What are the 2 classifications of Mechanical Ventilators and which one is commonly used?
Negative and Positive. Positive pressure is mostly commonly used
What unit is used to measure pulse rate?
Beats per minute.
Normal blood pressure for an adult is
high BP (blood pressure)
the blood pressure reading taken during contraction of the ventricles while the blood is in the arteries
the blood pressure reading that occurs during Relaxation of the ventricles.
A rapid heart rate is know as
The condition of a slow heart rate, below 60 bpm is known as
What site produces the most accurate pulse rate?
Body temperature that is elevated above normal limits
What location of the body can you only use the stethoscope to detect a patient pulse?
Apex of the heart
What artery can you determine a patient pulse easily by palpation?
What is the Normal avg respiration rate for a healthy adult
What is the normal avg Pulse rate for an adult
What location is the most common, most accurate, and the safest?
Oral Rectal Axillary