PCP Quiz 27

Question 1 of 11

What should you do if you suspect that a clot is obstructing an IV?

Question 2 of 11

A needle should be inserted into the injection port at a:

Question 3 of 11

What is the risk posed by catheter shear?

Question 4 of 11

All of the following are advantages of IV drug administration EXCEPT:

Question 5 of 11

Microdrip tubing has how many drops per milliliter?

Question 6 of 11

The most desirable fluid for replacement is:

Question 7 of 11

You are standing in the emergency department and see a nurse initiate an intravenous (IV) of Normal Saline in a patient with congestive heart failure. Why has an IV been initiated into this patient?

Question 8 of 11

Your patient is in circulatory overload from a runaway peripheral IV. You immediately administer high flow oxygen. What are your next actions?

Question 9 of 11

The signs and symptoms of local infiltration of a peripheral IV include:

Question 10 of 11

Which of the following are complications of peripheral IV therapy?
  1. Infiltration.
  2. Extubation.
  3. Thrombophlebitis.
  4. Thromboembolism.

Question 11 of 11

You notice that your patient is developing dyspnea, tachypnea, and tachycardia. As you apply oxygen you realize that the IV bag is almost empty and is running at an excessive rate. What complication of IV therapy should you suspect?