Minimizes muscle spasms
Help maintain open airways.
Decrease intrathoracic pressure.
Facilitate expectoration of mucus
Apply sharp for thrusts over the patient’s xiphoid process.
Determine if the patient can make any verbal sounds.
Hit the middle of the patients back firmly.
Sweep the patient’s mouth with a finger
Increase the oxygen flow.
Assist the client to Fowlers position.
Promote removal of pulmonary secretions.
Attain a specimen for arterial blood gases.
Apply suction while withdrawing the catheter.
Perform suctioning on a routine basis. every 2 to 3 hours.
Maintain medical asepsis during suctioning.
Use a new catheter for each suctioning attempt.
Limit suctioning to 2 to 3 attempts.
Apply the oxygen source loosely if the SPO2 increases during the procedure.
Use surgical asepsis to remove and clean the inner cannula.
Clean the outer surfaces in a circular motion from the stoma site outward.
Replace the tracheostomy ties with new ties.
Cut a slit in gauze squares to place beneath the tube holder.
Increase blood pressure.
Weak. rapid pulse.
Moist mucous membranes.
Jugular vein distention.
Start an IV.
Review the results of serum electrolytes.
Offer the woman foods that are high in sodium and potassium content.
Administer an anti-a medic
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