What is the method by which you administer supplemental oxygen to a hypoxia patient depends mostly on the?
Severity of hypoxia and adequacy of breathing
Hypoxia is a pathology that refers to a person being deprived of oxygen. One of the main treatments for hypoxia is giving a patient oxygen. Read More
From a medical standpoint, there are 5 early signs of hypoxia, one way to remember them is to use A-T-R-I-A. Does the patient have Anxiety? Does the patient have Tachycardia (Fast Heart Rate)? Is the patient showing Restlessness? Is the patient Irritable? and lastly, Is the patient Apprehensive? Read More
Yes, a LPN can legally administer narcotics to a hospice patient. Read More
The order reads administer 3mg kg of weight q 8 weeks How many kg will you administer to the patient?
2. The physician writes an order for you to give the patient medication based on the patient's weight. The patient weighs 110 pounds. The order reads administer 3mg/kg of weight q 8 hours. How many mg will you administer to the patient per dose? Read More
Like a patient care aide or a certified nursing assistant? Yes, in some states they are allowed to administer certain medications after they obtain additional certification. Read More
No special patient preparation is required to administer oxygen therapy. Read More
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Depends on the patient and the severity. In normally healthy younger people with mild to moderated cases it can usually be managed outpatient with oral antibiotics. In the very young (infants) and the very old, often due the weakness caused by the infection and the susceptibillity of their bodies to complications they will be treated as inpatients with IV antibiotics and supplemental oxygen. More severe cases in any age patient will require inpatient hospitalization, supplemental… Read More
Under the National Standard Curriculum, an EMT-B is allowed to administer or help patients self-administer six medications. They can administer Oyxgen, Activated Charcoal, and Oral Glucose, and they can help a patient self-administer Epinephrine, Metered-dose inhaler medications, and Nitroglycerin. This can be different depending on an EMTs local protocols. Baby aspirin can also be given to a patient suffering from cardiac emergencies, upon medical control's approval. -http://www.tmrservices.org/PDF/LectureNotes/Chapter%2010%20Lecture.pdf Read More
A patient who is suspected of being hypoxic and is breathing adequately should be given supplemental oxygen with a?
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that's case to case basis if the patient has been experiencing hypoxia for the past 5-10 mins that is very dangerous to the patient cos it may cause irreversible brain damage cos hypoxia leads to hypoxemia that's the first thing you should worry about.. and the other case is if he/she is prone or begins to hyperventilate that leads to hypoxia which in turns to hypoxemia (inadequate oxygenation of the blood) then you should first… Read More
An epinephrine auto injector is a device used to administer a dose of drugs contained within it to a patient. It is most commonly used to treat allergic reactions. it is composed of a spring loaded needle and a medication capsule. When activated, it will administer a dose of epinephrine intramuscularly to the patient. Read More
Do not change any of the CPR steps for a quad patient. Having supplemental oxygen, using a BVM, or non-rebreather mask would be helpful. Read More
You need to get Oxygen into the patients blood (administer a richer mix of Oxygen for the patient to breathe). Read More
administer oxygen to prevent sickling and organ damage. minimize patient exertion -have them lie down administer fluids and electrolytes to reduce blood viscosity Read More
To a patient whose blood pH is 6, one should administer an anion. pH 6 indicates a weak acid, hence an weak base (with anions) would help raise pH to neutral. Read More
Assess vital signs. Administer oxygen 2-3l/min Read More
If this process is inadequate, oxygen levels in the blood decrease, and the patient may need supplemental oxygen. Read More
What is a good chemical to administer to a patient during a major surgery for good skeletal muscle relaxant?
isoflurane Read More
An anesthesiologist may be on hand during surgery to administer the local anesthetic. Read More
ICU nurses monitor & keep the patient stable, administer medications, and eyes and ears for the doctors. Read More
8 If a medication contains 1 mgml how much of the medication would you give to administer 5 mg to the patient?
5ml Read More
Administer super-activated charcoal. Read More
Patient need lasix 15 milligrams now the med is available as lasix 10 mg tabs how many tablets will administer?
If they need 15 mg. And only available are the 10mg tabs. You need to administer 1.5 10mg tablets. Read More
If you mean "administer" then yes. But only a licensed professional can prescribe the medication. Any family member can administer insulin actually. Most insulin injections are subcutaneous and administered by the patient. Read More
What is the minimum needle length recommended for use to administer a hepatitis B vaccine to an adult patient weighing 130 lb?
1 inch Read More
The number or injections that can safely be given is dependant on the patient's weight and the amount of Lidocaine you plan to administer. Read More
The three interventions a RN is expected to know in order to treat a patient experiencing a tetrology of fallot are: bring the child's knees to the chest to increase the pressure of the left ventricle of the heart, administer oxygen to the patient and administer morphine to release the spasm of the pulmonary infundibulum. Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Read More
Patient education is when doctors and nurses teach patients how to improve their health. It could involve teaching patients how to administer their own treatments, monitor their own blood sugar, or simply lead a healthy lifestyle. Read More
Air normally contains 21% oxygen. During rescue breathing this drops to 16%. Read More
Depends on patient to patient and also on how the patient is being cared. Read More
In hypoglycemia it is important to administer glucose, in order to prevent seizures, coma and death (in extreme cases, of course). Read More
Certain pharmaceuticals are recommended to be suppositories. An example is phenergan(spelling?) when the patient is vomiting too much to administer it orally. Read More
Being a CNA I,your answer depends...all nurses have a certain requirement & amount they're allowed to do. For instance,a CNA can only assist with personal hygene,eating,walking,ect.-they're not allowed to administer medication (unless they have med tech lic.) All nurses however,do offer support/comfort often,having a role in their patient care. They too,must build trust & respect patient confidentiality. It's recommended,a nurse & her patient not bond too closely for several reasons. Read More
Administering medication means actually giving meds, especially by injection or other means than having the patient take the medication. Assisting with medication means assisting the patient administer their own medication, such as arranging them and having them ready for the patient to take, or reminding the patient to take their meds. Read More
When ventilating a patient with tracheostomy with a bag-valve-mask apparatus connect supplemental oxygen set to?
Still it's 15 - 25 liters per minute. Read More
It depends on how bad off the patient is and what the current circumstances are. Read More
Would you commence CPR if the patient losses consciousness is not breathing normally and not responsive?
You would only administer CPR if the person does not have a pulse or (at a slightly lower place on the chest) if you knew/believed the person was choking. Otherwise, if the person has a pulse but is not breathing, you should administer rescue breaths. Read More
the person transferring the patient can monitor the patients respiration and can easily administer oxygen in case of any emergencies. Read More
They administer the anesthetic (a substance used to induce a coma, so the patient cannot feel anything) before an operation or other potentially painful procedure. Read More
So that gravity may pull the solution down the tube and into the patient. It also helps doctors control the amount and speed at which a patient will receive it. (if it were placed below the arm the only way to administer the liquid would be to apply pressure to the bag) Read More
If this is a hospital setting in the US or the western world, then no, a nurse cannot administer any drugs without a active doctor's orders or without consulting with the doctor. Sometimes if the order is in the "PRN" or as needed section of the chart, the nurse may administer the drug if the patient requests it or is in pain (or whatever the patient is being treated for with those drugs). Read More
A: Generally speaking, the physician orders penicillins to combat infection and most of the time they are aware of any allergies that a patient may have. It's important to follow the guidelines provided by your doctor when taking antibiotics because even though you may feel better after a few days of taking them, the infection may not be completely gone. If you are part of the medical support staff that is NOT a physician (nurse… Read More
Only trained professionals should administer a ECG test. The test is used to detect if a patient has any abnormal heart beat rhythms. Read More
An anti-emetic is administered to reduce vomiting. For example, if a patient it prone to nausea when under anethesia, the anesthesiologist can administer an anti-emetic agent to counteract that. Read More
Hepatitis B is an intramuscular injection, and needle length should be chosen based on the age and BMI of the patient. Read More
1) the patient; 2) someone else who is legally responsible for the bill, such as the patient's spouse; 3) the patient's supplemental insurance; 4) Medicaid (as a last resort). Read More
If the normal BP for the patient is well over that. If I have a normal blood pressure of 180/120 and all the sudden it drops to 100, then I might be at risk for syncope and hypoxia and other issues. Read More
It probably depends on the state and the situation somewhat. However, usually if the doctor has permission from one legal guardian (it doesn't need to be both), they can administer meds. Also, in emergency situations where the patient is considered to be at imminent risk of hurting themselves or others, meds may also be administered without any consent (until the crisis abates). Finally, if the minor is emancipated, only their consent is needed. Read More