Critical Care Nursing

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plbernal
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179323
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Critical Care Nursing
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2012-12-12 12:36:55
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Swan Ganz lumens
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Hemodynamics & Neurological
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  1. What is the red lumen called?
    balloon inflation valve
  2. What does the red lumen do?
    Measures PCWP when inflated
  3. Where is the red lumen located
    Branch of the PA when inflated
  4. What should the red lumen be attached to?
    Syringe
  5. What color is the thermistor connector?
    Yellow
  6. What is the thermistor connector used for?
    Measures temperatures for cardiac output
  7. Where is the thermistor connector located?
    About 2 inches from the distal tip
  8. What is the thermistor connector attached to?
    The monitor
  9. What color is the PA distal lumen hub?
    Yellow
  10. What is the PA distal lumen hub used for?
    Measures PAP
  11. Where is the internal part of the PA distal lumen hub located?
    Distal tip
  12. What is the external part of the PA distal lumen hub attached to?
    Pressure bag
  13. What is the white lumen called?
    Proximal infusion lumen hub
  14. What is the white lumen used for?
    Fluid and meds
  15. Where is the internal part of the white lumen located?
    Right atrium
  16. Where is the external part of the white lumen located?
    The IV bag
  17. What is the blue lumen called?
    Proximal injectate lumen hub
  18. What is the blue lumen used for?
    • CVP
    • CO
    • Fluids/meds
  19. Where is the interal part of the blue lumen located?
    Right atrium
  20. Where is the external part of the blue lumen located?
    • Pressure bag
    • 10CC syringe
    • IV bag
  21. What measures the temperature of cardiac output
    The thermistor connector
  22. Which lumens are in the right atrium?
    The White (proximal infusion lumen) and blue (proximal infectate lumen)
  23. Which lumen measures the PAP?
    The yellow PA distal lumen hub

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