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RES 260 Neonatal 6

RES 260 Neonatal Transport, Home Care and Care of the Parents

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Which of the following are potential sources of stress for the parents of sick neonates? Personal and family background,Situational conditions,Enviornmental stimuli
Ground transport is usually selected for neonatal transport if the referring hospital is less than _____ miles from the level III NICU. 100
If the barometric pressure at 7000 ft is 590 mm Hg, what is the partial pressure of oxygen in the atmosphere? 124 mm Hg
Sadness and its avoidance are found in which stage of grief? Stage IV
Which of the following is a common cause of problems with home apnea monitoring? Frequent false alarms.
Survivors of respiratory distress syndrome who have developed bronchopulmonary dysplasia probably constitute a majority of ventilator-dependent children. True
You have an "E" cylinder of oxygen with a gauge pressure of 1250 psi. You estimate that at current settings the transport ventilator will consume 8 liters per minute. How many minutes will this cylinder last if you are considering using it for transport? 43 minutes
Parents and family members may best be helped through grief by which of the following? Constant encouragement,Explanations of the care being given ,Allowing involvement in the care of the infant
Which of the following people coordinates home care services and acts as a liaison to the family? Case manager
When the death of a loved one appears likely, grief felt by the family is termed: anticipatory
Which of the following considerations is important when esophageal and/or tracheoesophageal fistula is suspected? Position baby in an upright position to minimize chances of aspiration.
The first stage of grief includes which of the following? Shock,Confusion ,Denial
Before transporting the neonate to the NICU, the transport team should: stabilize the infant,contact and advise the NICU,collect all patient chart data
Which of the following are possible hazards of home aerosol therapy? Fluid overload,Burns
Which of the following disorders present the greatest potential thermoregulation problem during transport? Gastroschisis
The human tendency to affix blame on someone or something generally produces: anger
Which of the following is the most common cause of home care failure Lack of community and family resources
The major goal of transport is to bring a high-risk mother or a distressed neonate to a tertiary care center in stable condition where advanced care can then be given. True
Which of the following aspects are disadvantages to air transport? Space limitations,Adverse weather can interfere,Vibrations and turbulence during transport
An infant with _____ should not be bag-and-mask ventilated. diaphragmatic hernia
How long will an E cylinder of oxygen last with a gauge pressure of 1900 psi running at 5 lpm? 1 hour 46 minutes
Sadness and its avoidance are found in which stage of grief? Stage IV
Which of the following is a common cause of problems with home apnea monitoring? Frequent false alarms.
Which of the following skills are needed by a transport team member? Placement of IVs ,Placement of UAC catheters,Chest tube placement ,Intubation ,Placement of UVC catheters
You have an "E" cylinder of oxygen with a gauge pressure of 1250 psi. You estimate that at current settings the transport ventilator will consume 8 liters per minute. How many minutes will this cylinder last if you are considering using it for transport? 43 minutes
Air transport by helicopter is indicated for distances of: 100 to 250 miles.
Which of the following considerations is important when esophageal and/or tracheoesophageal fistula is suspected? Position baby in an upright position to minimize chances of aspiration.
Which of the following is the most common cause of home care failure? Lack of community and family resources
. A visit to the NICU prior to delivery of a high-risk infant may reduce which of the following stages of grief? Shock
Of the following, which is the least likely to cause parental stress during home care? The visual appearance of the infant.
The major goal of transport is to bring a high-risk mother or a distressed neonate to a tertiary care center in stable condition where advanced care can then be given. True
Which of the following statements is true regarding assessment of oxygenation and ventilation of a newborn infant? If right-to-left shunting is present through a patient ductus arteriosus, blood obtained from a umbilical artery catheter (UAC) will have a lower PaO2 than blood obtained from a right radial artery.
Before departure on a helicopter transport, a neonate's PaO{2} is 65 mmHg. During the flight, the PaO2 will most likely: decrease
Of the following, which can help thermoregulate the infant during transport? warmed IV bags wrapped in a blanket
Regarding tracheostomy tubes, which of the following is best suited for home care? uncuffed, slightly smaller than the trachea
Detecting clinical changes that may indicate infection or heart failure requires: establishing a baseline of normal patient status
The main advantage to liquid oxygen systems is: they hold a large quantity of gas
Parent-to-child bonding begins: with the anticipation of the child
Which of the following are advantages of home care? allows more normal family,interaction,patients get infections less frequently,cost savings
Which of the following is not true regarding the bureaucratic type of home care? may be more readily accepted by health care providers
Created by: Cam1228