CC/ cplx situation

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Anonymous
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CC/ cplx situation
Updated:
2014-06-12 20:09:09
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crtcl care
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  1. Artificial Airways
    • Oral & Nasal
    • Endotracheal
    • tubes (ETT)
    • Adult sizes
    • Cuff inflation
    • Cuff deflation
  2. VAP:
    ventilator-associated pneumonia
  3. ETT that can Zap the VAP
    Sub-glottic suction port allows evacuation of secretions that lie on top of the inflated cuff
  4. Artificial Airways: Nursing priorities
    • Humidification
    • Suctioning
    • Communication
    • Safety
    • Comfort
  5. Practice Question!
    What is the BEST way to determine if a patient needs suctioning?
    1.Auscultate for crackles in the bases

    • 2.Auscultate the upper airways for
    • coarse rhonci.
    • 3.
    • Evaluate the SpO
    • 2
    • for a declining %
    • 4.
    • Assess the chest for unequal rise with
    • breathing
  6. Securing the ETT: Safety!
    Bite block can prevent occlusion

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