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FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING PRACTICE LECTURE &LABORATORY: 1STYEAR SUMMER FINALAKE 6 of 24Rinse catheter with saline or water from basin with suction untilcleared from secretions.Cleans the catheter by wiping odd thick secretions with gauzepad or rinse catheter and connecting tubing with normal salineor water until cleared.During suction, if the patient coughs, withdraw the catheterimmediately flush catheter after each solution with sterile water.Assess for need to repeat suctioning procedure.Ask patient to deep breath and cough.Limit suctioning to 5 minutes.If using yankauer catheter, place in a clean, dry area for reusewith suction turned off.Disconnect the catheter form connecting tubing.Turn off the suction machine.Dispose catheter rolled inside the used gloves and discard inappropriate receptacle.Remove towel and place in laundry or remove the drape anddiscard.Reposition the patient to promote client’s comfort.Do oral hygiene/ nasal hygiene.
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Digestive System, Bradycardia

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