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Unformatted text preview: 6. What position should the patient’s head be in for intubation? 7. How is the placement of an endotracheal tube confirmed? Initially? Definitively? III. Managing The Patient After Intubation: 1. List three complications of endotracheal intubation. a. b. c. 2. How often does the nurse change the position of the oro-endotracheal tube? 3. How does the nurse know when to suction a patient? 4. Is suctioning a “sterile” procedure? 5. Why must the nurse wear protective goggles when suctioning? 6. How does the nurse hyperoxygenate a patient with and without mechanical ventilation? 7. After suctioning the endotracheal tube the nurse always suctions the mouth next. Why? Why does it occur in that order?...
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- Spring '08
- Endotracheal tube, Airway Seminar II, endotracheal tubes