What happens when you obstruct the bubble humidifier or kink the tubing?
What happens when you loosen the humidifier jar and kink a non-kinkable tubing?
What happens when you kink the tubing with a bubble humidifier at a flow rate >15 L/M?
What are some reasons to use Humidity?
What is absolute humidity at body temperature?
What does an HME do?
What are some advantages of using an HME?
What are the limitations of using an HME?
What general types of humidifiers are the most effecient?
What are two advantages of using a continuous feed system to fill a humidifier?
What are two disadvantages of using a continuous feed system to fill a humidifier?
Define humidity and how it differs from percent humidity?
What are two reasons for using humidifiers in the clinical setting?
What 3 complications can result if inadequate humidification is provided?
With the LVN set at 35% and the flow meter at 10 L/M, what is the total flow being delivered?
If you put water in the corrugated tubing attached to the LVN, what happens?
What type of humidifier would use on a nasal cannula set at 2 L/M
What type of humidifier would use use on a nasal cannula running at 6 L/M?
What type of humidifier would use use on a post operative patient on short term mechanical ventilation?
What type of humidifier would use use on a long term mechanically ventilated patient with think, dry secretions.
Explain why a high FiO2 would occurs if the venturi device was covered with a sheet?
How does this effect the overall output?
Mrs. Lan is a 70 year old woman with COPD who is admitted to the ER wearing a nonrebreathing mask at 10 LPM. Mrs. Lan, who was awake and alert when the ambulance arrive is now extremely lethargic and somnolent. The ER physician orders you to change the oxygen delivery device to a nasal cannula.
Explain the cause for the patients lethargy.
If the patient were to remain on the NRM for at least 24 hours, what complications / hazards can result from:
1. The delivery method?
2. The high oxygen concentration?
A patient is on a Venti mask using an FiO2 of 28%. The patient is noted to have a minute ventilation of 15 L/M. what is the minimum liter flow, at this FiO2 required to meet the patients inspiratory flow demand?
Why is a minimum flow rate of 5 L/M recommended for oxygen delivery by mask?
You observe a patient wearing a NRM mask and note that the bag completely deflates with each inspiration. What actions should be taken?
What Oxygen delivery device would you recommend to a patient who has just been resuscitated and is spontaneous breathing?
List 3 factors that will affect the FiO2 delivered by a low flow oxygen system?
List two advantages of using oxygen delivery devices such as the mustache reservoir or pendant cannula?
Describe an easy method of determining the number of stages in a multistage regulator?
Which of the following is considered a high flow (fixed performance) oxygen delivery system(s)
a. Nasal Cannula
b. Nasal catheter
c. Air entrainment
d. partial rebreathing mask
What conclusion can you make about the density of this mixture? What type of flow does it produce and how can it be delivered to the patient.
What are the ratios for an: