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Guide wire catheters are routinely used in the cephalic vein False
If a patient is on continuous fluids, the catheter should be flushed every 2 hours False
Butterfly catheters are usually left in vein for 48-72 hours False
TTN catheter is considered an 'indwelling' catheter True
When making a 'cut down' or 'relief hole', the hole may be made with #11 scalpel blade, or 20g needle True
Required distance for a jugular catheter insertion is estimated by measuring distance from intended insertion site to the causal edge of triceps muscle True
OTN catheter is primarily used in peripheral veins True
OTN catheters are longer than TTN catheters False
Arterial blood sampling is more accurate indicator of respiratory status than venous blood True
IV catheter sites are sterile False. Aseptic
It's okay to infuse medications into an arterial catheter False
Te first piece of tape used to secure an IV catheter is called the 'wedge' piece False
Auricular arterial catheters can be difficult to secure in place True
All canine patients with jugular catheters placed should be walked with a halter True
Pressure wrap should be left on for at least 1 hour after IV catheter is removed False
Patient is diagnosed with dehydration and anorexia. He needs IV catheter that can support TPN. Which type of IV catheter should be placed TTN jugular catheter
Most commonly used IV catheter in veterinary medicine OTN
False statement about TTN jugular catheters Used for short term TX
NOT an indwelling IV catheter Arterial
Excessive hemorrhage is a risk of which type of catheter Arterial
Why is long term placement of an auricular arterial catheter not advised Tissue necrosis may occur
When should an IV catheter be flushed After placement to confirm patency, and before placement to coat lumen with anti-coagulant
Catheter that can be used to measure central venous pressure (CVP) TTN catheter
Catheter used to obtain blood gas samples OTN arterial catheter
type of indwelling IV catheter that can be placed in the Femoral vein for blood collection purposes(felines) TTN
If your patient is non-abulatory, which vein should you avoid when placing an IV catheter Saphenous
Vein is the most common site for IV catheter placement Cephalic
Patient in respiratory distress needs blood gases checked every 4 hours. What type of catheter would you place OTN arterial
Not a reason for butterfly catheter placement Long term fluid TX
Patient is severely dehydrated, what may be required for IV catheter placement Surgical 'cut down'/'relief hole'
Flushing the IV catheter with what is necessary to prevent blood clots from forming Heparin saline
Jugular catheter placement usually requires patient to be in what position Lateral recumbency
Most common artery for arterial catheters Metatarsal
Size of clipper blade used to prepare IV catheter site #40
Site selection for IV catheter placement does NOT depend on what Breed of the patient
Length and gauge of catheter to be used does NOT depend on what The patients diagnosis
Type of scrub performed when preparing for IV catheter Aseptic
Antibacterial scrub we used to prepare IV catheters in lab Chlorhexidine
NOT and indication for a jugular catheter 12 hour fluid therapy
NOT a disadvantage to using the Femoral artery for catheter placement Femoral artery is a small artery
True reguarding metacarpal & metatarsal arterial catheters In ambulatory patients, there is an increased chance that the catheter may kink
In placing an IV catheter, once you see a flash in the hub of the stylet, what should occur Insert the catheter using the 'one finger slide' technique
IV catheter largest in diameter 14g
Patient has a swollen foot on the same leg as cephalic IV catheter. Whats the problem Tape around catheter is too tight
Erythema is an indication of what Phlebitis
When assisting in the placement of a cephalic catheter, the restrainer must extend the leg, and occlude/roll the vein which way Laterally
How long ahould a pressure wrap be left on after IV catheter is pulled Only a few minutes
Common problem with OTN IV catheters Tendency of catheter to kink
Which of the following must be done after placement of a lateral/medial saphenous catheter A full leg bandage is placed to keep catheter leg extended
Peripheral blood sample can be obtained by lacerating the buccal mucosa True
In an Unconcious patient, the sublingual artery may be used for blood collection True
Created by: Marie11892