Flashcards in Oxygen Delivery System Deck (16)
What is the range of the flow rate for nasal cannula?
Flow rate from 1-6 LPM
Why keep O2 flow rate below 6?
Nares and mucosa dry out when the rate is high
What are the benefits of using a nasal cannula?
Client can still eat, drink, talk
How often should the nasal cannula be changed?
What should be inspected daily due to irritation?
Skin on face, nares, ears
What is the flow rate range for a simple mask?
When applying the mask, what must be done?
Make sure it fits properly, covering mouth and nose
Clients wearing a face mask may feel_____
What makes a Venturi mask different from a regular face mask?
It allows you to control how much room air you want to mix with oxygen.
Always use a Venturi mask for clients with ____
COPD bc you want the specific O2 concentration
A partial rebreather mask looks like a face mask with a _____ ______ attached to it
Like the other forms of oxygen delivery, the partial rebreather allows ____ ____ to mix with ___ ____
The reservoir bag should be inflated when?
At all times (important point)
The non- rebreather mask does not allow ____ _____ to be inhaled
How would you assess to see if the oxygen delivery system is effective?
Pulse oximetry, Client's respiration rate and pattern, ABG