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N201: Final

The insertion of a tube through the nose or mouth into the stomach or intestine is known as: Gastrointestinal Intubation
To clean out the system; toxins, ex. charcoal, is to: Lavage
A Gastric Sump is also called a: Salem Sump
Types of tubes: NG tube and ______ tube Orogastric
Two types of NG Tubes are the Gastric (Salem) sump and the ______. Levin
The Levin tube is: 1 continuous tube
NG tubes are for: Decompression
The blue air vent on the Gastric sump has an __________ valve to keep fluid from backing up into the air vent. anti-reflux
The NG tube with a blue air vent that allows air to flow so the tubing doesn't adhere to the wall is called a _________. gastric sump
A gasstointestinal tube that is insert through the mouth into either the stomach or the intestines is called a: orogastric tube
Never insert any ______ into the blue air vent of the gastric sump. fluid
The NG tube must always be at a level ________ to prevent back-up of fluid. above the stomach
An NG tube can be left in for up to _____. 4 weeks
If the NG tube needs to remain inserted for longer than 4 weeks, it may require ________. surgical insertion
When there is a risk for aspiration, the NG tube should be placed ______. in the small intestines
The initial positioning for insertion of an NG tube is ________ with the head back. high-Fowler's
When slight resistance is met with the NG tube insertion, the pt should place their head ______ and drink or swallow with each advancement of the tube. forward
The measurement of the GI tube is from the tip of the nose to the ear lobe to the ______. xyphoid process
A good indication that the tube is in the stomach is a _______. pH <5
An indication that the tube is in the lungs or the intestines is a _______. pH >6
Always check the placement of NG tubes ______. prior to feeding
Check the NG tube pH ______. q4-6 hrs
pH, X-ray, exposed length, color of aspirate & air auscultation are ways to confirm ______. NG tube placement
The GI tube should be _______ q4-6 hrs w/NSS. irrigated
Tchycardia, decreased uine out put (<30ml/h), & decreased cap. refill are signs of _________. dehydration
Normal urinary output for adults is _______. 30 ml/h
A tube placed directly into the stomach is called a _______. gastrostomy
A tube placed directly into the jejunum is called a _______. jejunostomy
The device used for a gastrostomy is called a ________. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
The PEG tube can leak gastric contents, which are highly acidic, and can cause _______. skin breakdown and/or infection
A nurse determines that a pt.'s NG tube is in place when she receives the following pH reading: 4
A nurse determines that a pt.'s NG tube is not in place when she receives the following pH reading: 6
What position should a pt.'s head be in when receiving a tube feeding to prevent aspiration? 30 - 45 degree elevation
When pt.'s have a greater risk of aspiration, enteral nutrition should be delivered via ________. jejunostomy tube
The most important factor in regulating the caliber of blood vessels, which determines resistance to flow, is: The sympathetic nervous system
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