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RRT EXAM

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A 6 sec capillary refill indicates what condition? Normal capillary refill is less the 3 sec. Slow capillary refill indicates decreased perfusion
A non-rebreathing mask reservoir completely deflates during a pt. inhalation. How would you forrest this? A reservoir bag should stay at least 1/3 full during breathing cycles. If if you notice collapse you should increase the flow.
MONITORING A NEONATE PT PACO2 IS BEST ACHIEVED BY... TRANSCUTANEOUS MONITERING
YOU NOTICE QRS TRACINGS ON A EKG MONITOR WITHOUT FEELING A PALPABLE PULSE YOU SHOULD DO WHAT IF A PT HAS NO PULSE YOU SHOULD START COMPRESSIONS REGARDLESS OF THE TRACING ON A EKG MONITOR
WHAT ARE CAUSES OF LOW ALARM SOUND ON A CPAP DELIVERY SYSTEM USEING A MASK SET UP? IF YOU HEAR A LOW PRESSURE ALARM THE FIRST AND FOREMOST THING YOU SHOULD FOR IS A LEAK IF NO LEAK IF PRESENT CHECK THE ALARM SETTINGS
WHAT IS A PULSE DOSE O2 SYSTEM? A PULSE DOSE O2 SYSTEM CONSERVES OXYGEN BY DELIVERING O2 ON EVER INSPIRATORY EFFORT
A SPAG NEBULIZER IS USED TO ADMINISTER MEDICATION TO PT WITH WHAT CONDITION? SPAG NEBS ARE USED TO ADMINISTER RIBAVIRIN. AN ANTIVIRAL DRUG USED IN THE TREATMENT OF RSV INFECTION
PT COMPLAINING OF SORENESS ON THE LEFT SIDEOF HIS CHEST AFTER A CAR CRASH. DIMINISHED BREATH SOUNDS ARE PRESENT ON THE LEFT LUNG. AFTER STARTING OXYGEN WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND NEXT? A PNEUMOTHORAX MAY BE PRESENT WITH THIS SITUATION BECAUSE THERE WAS A CAR ACCIDENT AND SUBSEQUENT LEFT SIDE PAIN A CHEST X-RAY WILL BE THE SECOND OST IMPORTANT THING TO DO AFTER THE OXYGEN
CALCULATE TOTAL FLOW WITH A PTON 30% AIR ENTRAINMENT MASK ON 4 LITERS AIR/O2 RATIO FOR 30% IS 8:1 SO YOU WOULD ADD THE RATIO PART THEN MULTIPLY BUY THE FLOW RATE SO ITS 8+1=9 X 4 = 36
DIFFICULTIES CYCLING AN IPPB MACHINE INTO INSPIRATORY PHASE WOULD BE CORRECTED BY ADJUSTING WHICH SETTING? THE SENSITIVITY SETTING WOULD DICTATE HOW MUCH EFFORT THE PT WOULD NEED TO CYCLE INTO INSPIRATORY PHASE
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