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Surgery elicits a strong__ response
emotional
General anesthesia results in
analgesia
amnesia
unconsciousness
What's the most common inhaled anesthesia ?
nitrous oxide
When should vitals be monitored with Penothal (a barbituate)
continuously until drug is excreted.
Hypnotics provide ___ sedation
conscious
antibiotics are most effective within __ of the "first cut"
one hour
who takes the pt to pacu
anesthesia and circulator
Assessment post op includes
assess respirations, examine area for bleeding, monitor v/s
o2 sat needs to be __ on room air and BP needs to be __ preanesthetic level before discharge from pacu
92%, 50%
pts receive pts in the pacu for the following things
moving extremities on command, cough and deep breathe, 20% circulation pre aneth. level, fully awake, 92% o2 sat on room air
T/F it's best to massage a calf if DVT is suspected.
F. this can dislodge the clot and it can travel to the lungs, etc.
__ are used when frequent dressing changes are anticipated
montgomery ties
Report a urine output of __ hr
<30 ml/hr. This shows kidneys are not working properly which means everything may not be working.
ng tube drainage should be assessed q _ hrs
8
ineffective wound healing can be seen most often between the __ and __ day of surgery
5th and 10th
evisceration
a total seperation of all wound layers and protrusion of internal organs through the wound opening. usually occur in gi tract.
regular dietary intake post op should be
gradual
_ is greatest risk for infants during surgery
dehydration
the systems to be assessed preop are
*CV
*resp
*renal urinary
*neurologic
*musculoskeletal
*nutritional status
*psychosocial assessment
Labs
urinalysis
bloodtype/crossmatch
cbc, h h
clotting studies
electrolyte levels
serum creatinine level
pregnancy test
chest xray
ecg
Herbs have an effect on __
blood clotting