Nasogastric Tubing

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  • 1. 
     The purpose of inserting nasogastric tubes is to administer tube feedings and ____________ to clients unable to ______ or ___________ without ___________ food or fluids into the lungs.
  • 2. 
     During assessment it's important to  check for history of ___________ or ______________ and assess _________ of nares.
  • 3. 
     During Planning, before inserting the nasogastric tube, determine the _____ of the tube to be inserted and whether the tube is attached to ______________.
  • 4. 
    The only thing the UAP can assist with during a nasogastric insertion is __________.
  • 5. 
    The ___________ tube has a single-lumen and a ___________ has a double-lumen.
  • 6. 
    The Salem sump tube allows delivery of ________ to the _________ or removal of gastric contents.
  • 7. 
    The blue pigtail, the smaller vent lumen, allows for an inflow of ________________ (2 words) which prevents a __________ if the tube adheres to the __________ (2 words).
  • 8. 
    Name twelve types of equipment for nasogastric tubing.
  • 9. 
    During Implementation, make sure to assist the patient to a ________________ position and place a __________ across the chest.
  • 10. 
    1. First thing to do before performing the procedure is ______________ and ___________ the client's __________.
  • 11. 
    The second step is to perform _____________ (2 words).
  • 12. 
    The third step is the provide client _____________.
  • 13. 
    The fourth step is the _________ the client's __________ by asking the patient to _____________ the head.
  • 14. 
    The Fifth step is to ___________ the tube by making sure the guidewire is secured.
  • 15. 
    The sixth step is to determine how far to insert the tube by using the tube to mark off the distance  from the tip of the client's _______  to the tip of the earlobe and then from the tip of the earlobe to the tip of the ____________.
  • 16. 
    During the seventh step, inserting the tube, the first thing to do is ___________. Next __________ the tube along the ____ of the nostril and toward the same _____.
  • 17. 
    When inserting the tube, use a __________ motion.
  • 18. 
    If the tube meets resistance:
    • A. 

      Push slightly harder, making sure their head is hyperextended.

    • B. 

      Ask them to sit up straighter, their neck positioning is off.

    • C. 

      Withdraw it, relubricate it, and insert it into the other nostril.

    • D. 

      Withdraw it, relubricate it, and insert it back into the same nostril.

  • 19. 
    Once the tube reaches the oropharynx (throat), the patient might gag, if this happens encourage the patient to  ______________forward and __________ then ____________.
    • A. 

      Tilt the head, drink, swallow

    • B. 

      Sit up straight, drink,swallow

    • C. 

      Take a deep breath, drink, swallow

  • 20. 
    Placement of the tube in the respiratory tract can be detected if there is any ____________ by the CO2 detector.
  • 21. 
    To ascertain correct placement of the tube __________ the stomach and check the _______ which should be between _________.
  • 22. 
    Bilirubin levels in the in the stomach should be ____mg/dL and in the intestine _______mg/dL.
    • A. 

      12, 10

    • B. 

      10, 12

    • C. 

      1.5, 10

    • D. 

      2, 10

  • 23. 
    When listening with a stethoscope after injecting 10-30 ml of air, there should be ___________ sound.
    • A. 

      a whooshing

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      A rumbling

  • 24. 
    Daily Nasogastric tube care includes five things:
  • 25. 
    Documentation includes 5 things:
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