Iv Therapy

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  • 1. 
    What are the three types of fluids given?

  • 2. 
    All of the following are signs and symptoms of of water excess or deficit except...
    • A. 

      Muscle twitching

    • B. 

      Coma

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Oliguria

    • E. 

      Mild decrease in temperature


  • 3. 
    The Administration of medication from a syringe directly in to the ongoing IV infusion is called a what?
    • A. 

      IV Push

    • B. 

      Lactate ringer infusion

    • C. 

      Hypertonic by-Pass

    • D. 

      Intermittent Infusion

    • E. 

      Plasma expander


  • 4. 
    List equipment needed to start an IV.

  • 5. 
    There is one big DO NOT DO when removing the stylet after the catheter has been placed. What is it and why don't we do it?

  • 6. 
    Name the first step in preparing for a venapunture.
    • A. 

      Clear all IV tubing of air with fluid.

    • B. 

      Select your site for insertion.

    • C. 

      Explain to the patient.

    • D. 

      Don gloves.

    • E. 

      Have patient open and close fist several times


  • 7. 
    What is the standard dwell time for a catheter?

  • 8. 
    The goals of IV therapy include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Restore acid- base balance

    • B. 

      Maintain or replace body stores of water, electrolytes, vitamins, protiens, fats, and calories in paitents who can not maintain adequate intake by mouth.

    • C. 

      Restore volumes of blood components

    • D. 

      Administer safe and effective infusions of medicines by using the appropriate arterial access

    • E. 

      Monitor cvp and provide nutrition by resting the gastrointestinal tract


  • 9. 
    The rationale for having the patient open and close thier fist several times is?
    • A. 

      To give the patient something to do while you prepare

    • B. 

      To increase blood supply to the area.

    • C. 

      Because slapping the patients arm is no longer accepted technique.

    • D. 

      Helps alleviate anxiety.

    • E. 

      Equals out the hypotonic and hypertonic pressure.


  • 10. 
    What is an Air Embolism and what are the interventions if one occurs?

  • 11. 
    BRIEFLY, in your own words describe the process of inserting the catheter in the arm.

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