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Name____________________ Date____________ Points possible: 5 AIRWAY STUDY GUIDE Focus on Endotracheal tubes This study guide must be turned in at the beginning of Airway Seminar II to receive credit I. Understanding Endotracheal Tubes: 1. Draw a “rough diagram” of an endotracheal tube. (Include main parts – doesn’t have to be sophisticated!) 2. What are the indications for endotracheal tubes? 3. Where can endotracheal tubes be placed in the patient? II. A ssisting with Endotracheal Intubation : 1. What equipment is necessary to intubate? Be specific.
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2. How does the nurse know the laryngoscope blade is connected and functioning properly? 3. How does the nurse inflate and deflate the cuffed tube? 4. What does the pilot balloon do? 5. Why do we use a stylet?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. What position should the patients 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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