Standards of Practice

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Standards of Practice
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Critical Care Standards of Practice
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  1. Neuro checks every...
    1 hour
  2. Zero ICP monitor Q
    every shift
  3. For parenchymal bolt, cleanse site with ____ and change dressing every ____
    providone iodine, 72 hrs and PRN
  4. Zero Ventricular Drains every ____
    shift, PRN after transport, and with any disconnection.
  5. Record ICP every ___ by ____
    Hour, transducer off to drain
  6. Clamp CSF drains when ____
    Changing pt position and during transport. After, level and unclamp.
  7. CSF drainage systems are changed every ____
    72 hours.
  8. CSF drain dressings are changed every ___ using ____
    24 hrs and PRN, proidone iodine
  9. Level drainage system every ____
    4 hrs, and with position change
  10. Change ECG electrodes every ____
    72 hours and PRN
  11. Perform a Dynamic Response Test (square wave test) on all invasive hemodynamic monitoring every ____
    shift and PRN with trouble shooting
  12. All hemodynamic transducers are leveled to ____
    phlebostatic axis
  13. CVP is measured at _____
    End expiration and at the beginning of the Q wave. Or the mean of the a-c wave.
  14. Pressure tubing drip chambers should be totally filled to ____
    prevent air embolism
  15. Treat oral mucosal with suction swabs and mouth mosturizer every ____
    4 hrs.
  16. Change suction tubing and cansiters every ____
    day.
  17. Check gastric residuals every ____
    4 hours.
  18. When using and open system for tube feeds, hang ___ hours of feed at one time and change system every ____
    4 hours, 24 hours.
  19. Change closed system tube feeding bags and tubing every ____
    48 hours.
  20. Cleanse foley site every _____
    12 hours and PRN with stool.
  21. Field and ER IV's are changed within ____
    24 hrs
  22. Peripheral IV sites are changed every ____
    72 hours
  23. IV tubing is changed every _____
    TPN _____
    Lipids ____
    Propofol _____
    IVPB _____
    • 96 hours
    • TPN 24 hours
    • Lipids 24 hours
    • Propofol 12 hours
    • IVPB 24 hours
  24. Pressure bags and transducers should be changed every ___
    96 hours.
  25. Transparent chlorhexadine dressings should be changed every ____
    96 hours.
  26. Sterile gauze central line dressings are changed every ____
    24 hours.

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