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pulmonary function
no smoking 4 hours before -- may withhold bronchodialator -- asked to breath into machine
ABGS
allen test
heparanized syringe -- no air bubbles

After -- pressure to site for 5 minutes -- 15 if anticoagulants

specimen on ice and occlude needle
Lung Scan
Ventilation Scan
radioactive dye -- high level in areas of good perfusion

Radioactive gas inhaled should be equal distribution of gas
Sputum Analysis
encourage fluids
rinse mouth with water
nebulizer treatment possibly before
collect early in AM
Bronchoscopy
NPO for 6 hours
premedicate
tell about sore throat

AFter -- sit or lie on side --npo till gag reflex
Thoracentesis
explain procedure
shave area
arms over table
Patient get stingling sensation with anesthetic and pressure with needle
no more than 1000 taken
sterile dressing after
Chest x-ray
remove all jewelry
childbearing wear lead apron
Lung biopsy
premedicate
patient hold mid-expiration
performed with flouroscopic monitoring
same position as thoracentesis

After -- chest x-ray taken to check for pneumothorax
sterile dressing
CT
noninvasive
MRI
remove all metal
Angiography
remove all jewelry
patient experience flushing, nausea, salty with injection of dye

After -- check for hematoma, check for pulses etc.
Pulse oximetry
clean site with soap and water and then alcohol

rotate site every 4 hours
Stress test
EKG monitored before, during and after
Echocardiogram
ultrasound
cardiac cath

Post op--
NPO 8-12
empty bladder
patient may experience feeling of heat, palpitation, cough when dye injected

after monitor vitals at progressing intervals
check peripherals
bedrest 6-8 hours with insertion site kept straight