26 notecards = 7 pages (4 cards per page)
While caring for a patient, who has an NG tube in place, what should not be done?
C) Remove the tube before the patient leaves the department.
An alert patient whose swallowing reﬂex is intact is placed into what position in preparation for suctioning?
What are two points to remember when caring for a patient with a new tracheostomy in place?
B) He or she will be anxious and unable to speak.
When caring for a patient who has a chest tube with water-sealed drainage, what must be remembered?
A) The water seal must be maintained at all times.
Signs and symptoms that indicate a patient needs to be suctioned, except:
When caring for a patient who has a tissue drain in place:
B) Prevent tension on the drain and use surgical aseptic technique if in direct contact with the drain.
When disconnecting a sump gastric tube (a tube with a double lumen):
A) Clamp the tube with a regular clamp and then place sterile gauze over each end.
List 2 types of NG tubes that will be commonly seen in the radiography department.
Name two types of mechanical ventilators and state which type is most commonly used.
positive pressure - most common
List the precautions taken when radiographing a patient who has a central venous catheter in place.
Describe why a chest radiograph is taken when a patient has been intubated
to ensure that endotracheal tubes have been placed correctly to allow both lungs to expand
If the NG tube is a double-lumen tube, never clamp is closed with a/an _____ or regular clamping device because this may cause the lumen to adhere to each other and destroy the double-lumen effect
True or False?
True or False?
With triple-lumen tubes, balloon pressure must be maintained at all times, but if the patient becomes _____, the balloon pressure must be relieved at once by cutting the balloon lumens with scissors
Nost tracheostomy tubes have an inner ____ that is locked in place.
A clamp-like instrument used to control of fluids or blood.
A thin tube that is inserted through the nose and into the stomach for the purpose of instilling substances or for the removal of substances
A) Nasogastric tube
A concentrated mass of pharmaceutical preparation, such as an opaque contrast medium, given intravenously or swallowed
A tube that is inserted though the nose and allowed to pass into the duodenum and mall intestines by means of peristalsis
C) Nasoenteric tube
A tube used to allow fluids, gases, or other substances into or out of the body
The process of washing out an organ, usually the stomach, bladder, or bowel
Severe hypoxia leading to hypoxemia, hypercapnia, loss of consciousness, and death
Creation of an opening in the stomach to provide food and liquid administration
A solution consisting of a percentage of sodium chloride and distilled water that has the same osmolarity as that of body fluids.
B) Saline solution
Position in which the head of the patient's bed is raised 18 to 20 inches above the level of the heart with the knees also elevated
D) Fowler position