Flashcards in Oxygen Delivery Systems Deck (16)
Why keep over to flow rate below 6?
Nares and mucus dry out when the rate is high
What are the benefits of using a nasal cannula?
Clients can still eat, drink, talk
How often should nasal cannula be changed?
What should be expected daily due to irritation?
Skin on face, nares, ears
What is the flow rate range from 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 because you want the specific O2 concentration
A partial rebreather mask looks like a facemask with a____attached to it.
Like the other forms oxygen delivery, the partial rebreather allows___to mix with----
Room air, pure oxygen
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?
clients respiration rate and pattern,
Do not use___for a moisture.
Petroleum jelly can sit the clients face on fire! Use a water-soluble jelly