IV Therapy Quiz Questions And Answers

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What do you know about IV therapy? Can you secure more than 80% on this IV therapy quiz? Take it up and test your basic understanding of IV therapy as it applies to a Military Medical Technician. IV or (intravenous therapy) is a medical technique that administers fluids, blood, and medication directly into the patient's system through the veins. Do you know how does IV therapy work? Try the quiz below and evaluate your knowledge. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    The extracellular compartment contains about how much of the total body water?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 3. 
    What is the compartment within the spaces between the cells that are outside of the vascular compartment called?
    • A. 

      Interstitial compartment

    • B. 

      Intravascular compartment

    • C. 

      Extracellular compartment

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    What are solutions that have fewer dissolved particles than the blood are called?
    • A. 

      Isotonic solution

    • B. 

      Osmotic solution

    • C. 

      Hypertonic solution

    • D. 

      Hypotonic solution

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    What are the three types of fluids?
    • A. 

      Isotonic

    • B. 

      Hypotonic

    • C. 

      Hypertonic

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 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 the standard dwell time for a catheter?
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      4 days

    • C. 

      5 days

    • D. 

      6 days

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