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Aerosol Therapy Lab

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2 Indications of Aerosol Therapy 1-Induce Sputum 2-Administer Meds
4 Hazards of Aerosol Therapy 1-Bronchospasm 2-Hypothermia 3-Overhydration 4-Tracheal Lavage
Device that turns Electrical energy into Mechanical energy Ultra Sonic Nebulizer
Determines Frequency Particle Size
Determines Amplitude RCP
Purpose of Vortan Heart Nebulizer To provide continuous administration of aerosolized medication.
Purpose of HHN/SVN To deliver medication.
2 Indications of Humidity Therapy 1-Humidify Dry Theraputic Gases 2-Provide 100% body humidity of inspired gases for a pt with ETT or Trache Tube
1 Contraindication of humidity therapy An HME is contraindicated with a pt with thick, copious, or bloody secretions.
Calculate Total Flow 100-FIO2/FIO2-RA=____ratio then add ratio and x liter flow=____(l/m?)
Calculate Humidity Deficit 44-mg/l=____mg/l then mg/l/44=____x100=____%
How to instruct pt to take an SVN Moderate slow deep breaths with 2-3sec. hold on end inspiration
SVN l/m flow range 6-8 l/m
Most important factor affecting that effects the humidity of a gas Temperature
Created by: jwright6106