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Medical Orders

Module 10

what is infusion therapy? introducing fluids directly into the vein
name some IV solutions? (1) dextrose in water (2) dextrose in saline (3) normal saline (4) 2/3 dextrose - 1/3 saline, TPN
what are some common accessory devices? (1) mini loop extensions (2) electronic infusion pump (3) multiple lumen catheter (4) injection cap (5) implantable venous access device (IVAD) (6) central venous catheter (7) butterfly needles
what is the most common infusion solution and is implied on doctors orders for normal saline? it will be 0.9% - closest to body pH
medical orders for an IV will state: (1) type of solution (2) amount of solution (3) the amount of solution to be given over a set time
the HUC is responsible for what when ordering blood products: (1) number of units (2) blood type of client (3) the name of the client
when blood products are received, how long do you have to use them? 30 min of obtaining blood and infused over 2-4
what are the types of blood products that can be used? (1) whole blood (2) packed cells (3) platelets (4) plasma (5) cryoprecipitate (6) albumin
what is patient controlled analgesic (PCA)? allows clients to self administer small doses of narcotics intravenously via a special infusion pump
Created by: KariTansowny



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