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1

Multiply depth times 1.41 to get the distance the needle should travel in the ... approach for venous puncture

Short axis approach (assumes a 45 degree approach)

2

Catheters for venipuncuncture are usually ... in length.

2 cm

3

The proximal aorta is marked by the take off of the ...

Celiac axis coming off anteriorly and then the take off of the SMA anteriorly afterward

4

The renal arteries occur within what distance of the take off of the SMA?

2 cm

5

What vessel goes between the SMA and aorta?

The left renal vein

6

The aorta bifurcates around the level of the

Umbilicus

7

Measure the aorta from .... to ....

Outer wall to outer wall

8

What is the greatest diameter of a normal aorta?

2.5 cm

9

AAA is diagnosed at what diameter?

Greater than 3 cm

10

What percenage of AAA are infrarenal?

90%

11

What establishes the diagnosis of ruptured AAA?

AAA with hemodynamics instability

12

The AAA is at greater risk of rupture at what size?

5 cm