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1

What is the range of the flow rate for nasal cannula?

Flow rate from 1-6 LPM

2

Why keep O2 flow rate below 6?

Nares and mucosa dry out when the rate is high

3

What are the benefits of using a nasal cannula?

Client can still eat, drink, talk

4

How often should the nasal cannula be changed?

Every day

5

What should be inspected daily due to irritation?

Skin on face, nares, ears

6

What is the flow rate range for a simple mask?

6-10 LPM

7

When applying the mask, what must be done?

Make sure it fits properly, covering mouth and nose

8

Clients wearing a face mask may feel_____

Claustrophobic

9

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.

10

Always use a Venturi mask for clients with ____

COPD bc you want the specific O2 concentration

11

A partial rebreather mask looks like a face mask with a _____ ______ attached to it

Reservoir bag

12

Like the other forms of oxygen delivery, the partial rebreather allows ____ ____ to mix with ___ ____

room air
pure oxygen

13

The reservoir bag should be inflated when?

At all times (important point)

14

The non- rebreather mask does not allow ____ _____ to be inhaled

Room air

15

How would you assess to see if the oxygen delivery system is effective?

Pulse oximetry, Client's respiration rate and pattern, ABG

16

Do not use ___ ____ for a moisturizer.

Petroleum jelly can set the client's face on fire! Use a water-soluble jelly.

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