CNAChpt26April

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Chapter 26 Terms
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  1. Any plastic, metal or rubber device inserted into the respiratory tract for the purpose of maintaining ventilation
    Artificial Airway
  2. A type of intravenous line (IV) that is inserted into a large vein in the body
    Central Venous Line
  3. Hollow drainage tubes that are inserted into the chest to drain air, blood, pus or fluid that has collected inside the pleural space/cavity
    Chest Tubes
  4. An opening in the stomach and abdomen
    Gastrostomy
  5. The method used to insert an artificial airway; involves passing a plastic tube through the mouth or nose and into the trachea or windpipe
    Intubation
  6. A machine that breathes for a person
    Mechanical Ventilator
  7. A feeding tube that is inserted through the nose into the
    stomach
    Nasogastric Tube
  8. A tube placed through the skin directly into the stomach to assist with eating
    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube (PEG)
  9. Device that measures a person’s blood oxygen level and pulse rate
    Pulse Oximeter
  10. The use of medication to calm a person
    Sedation
  11. A serious illness caused by an infection, usually bacterial, that requires immediate care
    Severe Sepsis
  12. Application of cardiac monitoring device that transmits information about the heart rhythm and heart rate to a central monitoring station for assessment
    Telemetry
  13. The intravenous infusion of nutrients in a basic form that is absorbed directly by the cells, bypassing the digestive tract
    Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  14. Surgically-created opening through the neck into the trachea
    Tracheostomy

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