VOLCAB MEDSURG 3

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VOLCAB MEDSURG 3
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  1. Respiration begin at
    Inhalation/exhalation

    Breating in than out
  2. The rate of respiration
    Normal, rapid or slow
  3. A rapid respiration
    >28/min
  4. A slow respiration
    <10/min
  5. Respiration rhythm
    Refers to the manner in which a person breaths REGULAR OR IRREGULAR

    • Regular rhythm is when the intervals of breaths is constant
    • Irregular interval between breaths varies
  6. Respiration depth
    Amt of air moved between each breath

    Normal, deep and shallow
  7. Repirations 30 x 2 or
    15 x 4
  8. Sounds of repiration include
    Snoring, wheezing, cowing (birdlike sounds), gurgling (sounds like breaths are p
  9. ABG arterial blood gas
    A test the acidity of pH and the levels of oxygen and CO2 in the blood from the artery.- how well your lungs are able to move oxygen into the blood and remove C02 - ABG blood drawn from an artery, where oxygen and C02 levels can be measured before they enter body tissues - ABG measures Pa02/PaC02/HC03/02CT - not a vein
  10. Obstruction
    Clogged or blocked
  11. mm HG
    Milimeters of mecury
  12. Hydrogen Peroxide
    Slightly more viscous than water - cleaning agent

    viscous - having a thick sticky consistency between solid and liquid
  13. cannula
    can be inserted into the body, often for the delivery and removal of fluid
  14. Catheter
    A tube inserted into the body cavity, duct or vessel
  15. Difference between inner and outer cannula
    ex. Tracheostomy tube the one you take out is the inner cannula and the one that stays in the throat is the outer cannula
  16. Anxiety
    A normal reaction to stress
  17. Conjugate
    Joined together - especially in pairs


    at least 11.5cm

    Anteroposterior diameter 9.5-11.5cm
  18. antipyretic
    Fever reducer
  19. precepitate
    A solid or solid phase separated from a solution

    ex. moisture condense from rain or snow

    to form a solid
  20. Distal pulses
    ?
  21. stylet
    A slender pointed instrument
  22. Infusion
    A continuous slow introduction of a solution

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