Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Nursing Stuff: Ventilators












Answers
01. b.  If you are a nurse, this might be one of your first actions.  If you are able to manage the vent, then D might be appropriate.  Remember the DOPE mnemonic for troubleshooting the ET tube: Displacement  Obstruction  Pnemothorax  Equipment failure
02. a. Continuous mandatory ventilation
03. c. 20 - 30 mm Hg
04. b. PEEP.  It increases the functional residual capacity
05. d. Loss of ET tube cuff pressure






3 comments:

  1. Hello Mike,

    I saw some of your rhythm tames and was wondering if it would be ok if i used them in a AED training course (just to identify in a rudimentary way what the AED works on). Its just a coarse VF, fine VF and Asystole i am looking to use. Really identifying the absolute critical need for High Quality CPR from the beginning of the arrest.

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  2. Stefan Hickman. The rhythm strips are for learning purposes and free for all to use. Thanks for asking.

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  3. Mike you are a scholar and a gentleman.

    Thanks very much, i really appreciate it.

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