Flashcards in Skills Day Deck (26):
What is one word to describe Sylvia
Purpose of IV placement for peds patients
Primary CI for LP
LP results: high RBCs in first tube but none in last tube, normal glucose protein. Dx?
Gold standard for placement of NG tube
What should you do if are bumped in the OR and are unsure if it was a sterile or unsterile scrub nurse?
Leave OR, rescrub, regown
Smallest gauge for adults for delivering of blood products
Absolute CI for urinary catheter
Blood in urethral meatus
CI to NG tube
When performing an initial US scan, what view should you use?
What is the best way to tell the difference between artery and vein during US IV placement?
Veins are COMPRESSIBLE
When do you inflate the balloon cath?
When urine is in the tube
Ideal neck position for NG tube placement?
Neck flexed forward chin to chest
What kind of catheter do you use in male with hx of false passage on catheterization?
Most effective tx for post LP HA for 36h
Preferred IO placement for children
What is a catheter embolism?
When the distal end of the cath is sheared off by beveled end of the needle
Absolute contraindication to IO
Hardware in leg
Best veins for venipuncture
Median cubital > cephalic > basilic
MC way blood borne exposure occurs
What do fluid and dense tissue look like on US
Dense tissue is bright
Complication of IO cath that is less common when peripheral IV lines are placed?
M/c complication of venipuncture
Hemorrhage/hematoma at site
Where is a sterile to put your hands during surgery
When performing venipuncture, when do you remove the tourniquet?
After container is filled but before you remove needle