How can you determine oxygenation without use of monitors?
By assessing color of patient
Name principal site for pulse ox placement?
Name other placement sites for pulse ox monitors?
Protuberances: ears, toungue, nose, toes, lips or foot
Besides pt color, what visual inspections can you make to determine oxygenation?
Nail beds, blood, palms, inside of lips or inside of eyelids
Name ASA standard monitoring parameters
Oxygenation, ventilation, circulation, and temperature
What are ASA standard monitors for oxygenation?
Gas analysis and pulse oximetry
When pulse ox is utilized, what must be audible to the anesthesia team?
A variable pitch pulse tone and low threshold alarm
True or false, pulse ox is not an ASA standard monitor
True or false, according to ASA standards, temperature must be continually evaluated
What is most common site for temperature readings?
Name 4 placement sites for temperature readings (other than esophageal)
Nasopharyngeal, Sublingual, Rectal, Axillary
What is most common temperature monitor used?
What is normal body temp in C and F?
How does taking axillary temperature vary compared to oral?
-1 C lower
How does taking rectal temperature compare to taking it orally?
+1 C higher
What are sources for obtaining CORE temperature?
Bladder, esophageal, rectal
When taking non-invasive pulse ox readings, what are you measuring?
Saturation of hemoglobin