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1

Types of PN

1) TPN- administered through central access/PICC for larger concentrations

2) PPN- administered through central vein for short periods and small concentrations

2

Types of Infusion

1) continuous
2) cyclic-monitor glucose

3

discontinuing PN

gradually decrease flow rate while increasing oral intakke

4

air emobolism symptoms

apprehension, chest pain, dyspnea, loud churning sound over pericardium, rapid and weak pulse, resp distress

5

air emobolism intervention

clamp
left side lying with head lower than feet
notify
admin O2

6

pneumothorax symptoms

absense of breath sounds on affected side
chest or shoulder pain
sudden shortness of breath
tachycardia
cyanosis

7

pneumothorax intervention

may need chest tube.

make sure to confirm placement with chest xray

8

changing of solution and tubes

change solution q12-24 hrs
changes tubing q24hrs
changes dressing q48hrs