IV therapy ATI - IV therapy ATI 1 A nurse initiating a PIV infusion punctures the skin and selected vein and observes blood return in the flashback

IV therapy ATI - IV therapy ATI 1 A nurse initiating a PIV...

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IV therapy ATI 1. A nurse initiating a PIV infusion punctures the skin and selected vein and observes blood return in the flashback chamber of the IV catheter. Which of the following should the nurse perform next?- lower the catheter until it is almost flush with the skin 2. Which of the following is an important nursing action when converting an IV infusion to a saline lock?- flush the IV catheter to confirm patency 3. A pt in early stage renal failure is prescribed an infusion of 0.45% sodium chloride. This type of solution is appropriate because it- dilutes extracellular fluid and rehydrates the cells. 4. A nurse is removing an IV catheter from a pt whose infusion has been discontinued. Which of the following actions is appropriate? – pull the catheter straight back from the insertion site. 5. Pt is receiving 1,000mL of 5% dextrose in lactated ringers over 8 hours. Using tubing with a drip factor of 15ggt/mL, the nurse should regulate the fluid to infuse at how many drops per minute?- 31ggt/min 6.
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  • Fall '15
  • Rothwell
  • Nursing, Ati , IV, 5%, 8 hours, Intravenous therapy, 0.45%, 1,000mL

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