Flashcards in Surgery Deck (11)
What causes fever post-op Day 1?
Wind: Pneumonia, atelectasia
What causes fever post op day 3?
What causes fever post-op day 5?
Wound: staph aureus
What causes fever post op day 7
What causes fever post-op day 10?
What causes fever anytime?
H2 blockers, antibiotics
What do you check for in an unresponsive patient?
Airway: call, listen for noise-> can pt talk?
Breathing: listen to chest -> intubate
Ccirculation: color and capillary refill
What is an indirect inguinal hernia?
Goes trough the inguinal canal into scrotum
What is a. Direct inguinal hernia?
Goes directly through abdominal wall in hesselbachs triangle
What is potency?
How long a drug will keep the patient knocked out