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Benefits of "Sellick maneuver"
decrease the amount of air that may be blown into the esophagus and stomach as well as decrease the risk of vomitiing and aspiration
gentle pressure applied with thumb and finger on the cricoid cartiage to oclude the esophagus
Sellick maneuver
When should the "Sellick maneuver be stopped
not until an invasive airway device is placed
BVM @ 10-15 LPM flow of O2 with a reservoir bag, and a good mask seal delivers what % O2
100% FIO2
Simple Face Mask delivers what % O2 @ 10-12 L/min
no higher than 60%
Nasal cannula delivers what % 02
@ 1 LPM 24%
+ 4% for each additional L.
@ 6 LPM 44%
Liter flow rate for Nasal canula
0.5 - 6 LPM
Nonrebreather Mask delivers what % O2
nearly 100%
Liter flow settings for nonrebreather mask
Pg. 250
Ludwig's angia
The area uder he tongue canbecome infected wth bacteria and possibly obstructthe airway
Virus infectng the trachea in which the lining of the trachea will swell and at last partially obstruct the flow of air causing this condition
Infections of the bronchi and smaller airways
A condtion of infectin and inflammaton in distal sectio of the lung inclding small airways and alveoli
Clots that lodge in the lungs are called
Pulmonary eboli
(most commnly, these clots are tiny and have few if any symptoms)
A sharp, sabbing pain worsened by breathing
Pleuritic ches pain
The collapse of a lung to either a greater or lesser degree without positive pressure building up in the pleural space is called a
Simple pneumothorax
Term that means that the Pt. is not carrying enough oxygen in the blood TO THE CELLS in the body
A low reading on pulse oximetry is very suggestive that the pt. is
A low level of O2 in the blood
Hypoxemia can lead to
Hypoia, meaning a lack of O2 circulatiing and available from the blood can lead to a general low O2 state throughout the body.
The head high nad nose extended but the neck held forward slightly on the chest
sniffing position
what does FIO2 stand for
fraction of inspired air