Critical care Mesaurements

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Critical care Mesaurements

When taking care of a patient in need of critical care it is important to ensure you do not overdose or under dose them because they are standing on a thin line. The quiz below is designed to test out your skills. Give it a shot and share your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Inflation of the IABP occurs during _____________ and deflation occurs during __________.  
    • A. 

      Systole, diastole

    • B. 

      Diastole, systole

  • 2. 
     T or F The IABP increases myocardial perfusion and decreases O2 delievery?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    T or F For timing of the IABP, inflation should occur after the diocrotic notch?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An increase in CVP could mean
    • A. 

      Hypovolemia

    • B. 

      Hypervolemia

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • D. 

      Impendence to the right ventricle emptying

  • 5. 
    What are the nornal CVP values?
    • A. 

      3-8 mmhg

    • B. 

      5-12 mmhg

    • C. 

      15-30/5-12 mmhg

    • D. 

      60-80%

  • 6. 
    What are the normal PA values?
    • A. 

      60-80%

    • B. 

      3-8 mmhg

    • C. 

      15-30/5-12 mmhg

    • D. 

      5-12 mmhg

  • 7. 
    What is the normal value for PCW?
    • A. 

      15-30/5-12 mmhg

    • B. 

      5-12 mmhg

    • C. 

      3-8 mmhg

    • D. 

      60-80%

  • 8. 
    What is the normal MVO2?
    • A. 

      15-30/5-12 mmhg

    • B. 

      3-8 mmhg

    • C. 

      5-12 mmhg

    • D. 

      60-80%

  • 9. 
    A 65 y/o ma with a history of NIDDM presents to the ED with 4 hours of CP. Physical exam reveals a heart rate of 120 bpm and a systolic blood pressure of 62 mmhg with a palpable pulse. ECG reveals ST elevation in leads V1 to V4. The patient undergoes a cardiac catherization followed by PCI. A pulmonary artery catheter was inserted for hemodynamic monitoring. Which of the following hemodynamic subsets satisfies teh criteria for true cardiogenic shock in this patient?
    • A. 

      PCW 2.2

    • B. 

      PCW >18 mmhg; CI > 2.2

    • C. 

      PCW

    • D. 

      PCW >18 mmhg; CI < 2.2