NURS 310 test 5

  1. What are the IM injection sites?
    Deltoid, ventragluteal, vastis lateralis
  2. What are the subcu sites?
    arm, thigh, and around umbilicus
  3. intraldermal injections are used for what?
    allergy test and TB test
  4. What is the slowest route of injection?
  5. What is the fastest route of injection?
  6. When do you give a stat order?
  7. what does PRN mean?
    give as needed
  8. most serious allergic reaction, life threatening, results in respiratory distress, sudden severe bronchospasms, and cardiovascular collapse.
    anaphalaxis, anaphalactic reaction
  9. when confused with an order what should the nurse do?
    call the physician
  10. how do you identify the patient that is suppose to get the medication?
    2 IDs
  11. How are needles sizes?
    bigger the number the smaller the needle
  12. what is the driving force for people with COPD to breathe?
  13. what is hypercapnia?
    too much CO2
  14. What is the nurses role in informed consent?
    to witness the patient signature
  15. what are the different ways to administer oxygen?
    nasal cannula, oxygen maks, partial rebreather, non rebreather, venturi
  16. most commonly used oxygen delivery device
    nasal cannula
  17. does not impede eating or speaking and is easily used at home
    nasal cannula
  18. mask that is connected to oxygen tubing, a humidifier, and a flowmeter, has vents on both side to dilute the oxygen and allowed exhaled carbon dioxide to escape. often used when increased delivery of oxygen is needed in a short amount of time
    oxygen mask
  19. never apply the simple oxygen mask with a delivery flow rate of less than ......
    5 liters per minute
  20. mask equipped witha reservoir bag for the collection of the first part of the pateint's exhaled air. the air in the reservoir is mixed with 100% oxygen for the next inhalation
    partial rebreather
  21. this mask permits the conservation fo oxygen
    partial rebreather
  22. patient can inhale room air through openings if flow is briefly interupted
    partial rebreather
  23. delivers highest concentration of oxygen via a mask to a spontaneously breathing patient. two one way valves prevent the patient from rebreathing exhaled air
    non rebreather
  24. malfunction of bag could use carbon dioxide build up and suffocation
    non rebreather
  25. allows the mask to deliver the most precise concentration of oxygen. has a large tube with an oxygen inlet, tube narrows and pressure drops causing air to be sucked in through side ports.
    venturi mask
  26. what is the most common type of airway obstruction?
  27. indicated by weak, innefective cough, high-pitched noises while inhaling, increased breathing difficulties, and cyanosis
    poor air exchange
  28. the victim is unable to speak or cough and may use the universal distress signal ( holding throat with hands)
    compelte air way obstruction
  29. if patient has complete obstructed airway what do you do?
    CPR then heimlec manuever
  30. what do you do when a patient has partial airway obstruction?
    allow patient to cough and encourage spontaneous breathing
  31. risk factors for getting pulmonary disease?
    lifestyle, family history, obesity, sedintary lifestyle, diet high in saturated fat
  32. non invasive technique that measures the arterial oxyhemoglobin saturation of arterial blood
    pulse oximetry
  33. the nurse should know the patient's ? before doing pulse oximetry
    hemolglobin level
  34. procedure of puncturing the chest wall and aspirating pleural fluid
  35. assisnt the patient to breathe slowly and deeply and to sustain maximum inspiration
    incentive spirometer
  36. when can you give oxygen?
    when ordered by a physician
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