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Embarking at the first scientific rotation in a health facility is a frightening event for clinicians, as textbook wisdom doesn't inevitably correlate with the knowledge that's valuable ''''in the trenches'''' on the hospital.Whether you're a nurse tending to a significant venous line or an intern putting that line, Code Blue is an necessary addition for your arsenal of emergency care wisdom. positioned this instruction manual in Read more...

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POSTPROCEDURE CHECK Chest radiographs should be taken to confirm proper placement of the ETT (with the end at 1 cm above the carina). Tracheostomy tubes should be securely sewn into the neck skin. See Appendix B for additional helpful information. 09_Jandial-r5_033-038:Layout 1 8/2/12 3:24 PM Page 33 PART III CARDIOTHORACIC 09_Jandial-r5_033-038:Layout 1 8/2/12 3:24 PM Page 34 09_Jandial-r5_033-038:Layout 1 8/2/12 3:24 PM Page 35 9 PERICARDIOCENTESIS A 54-year-old man presents after a recent myocardial infarction with jugular venous distention, hypotension, tachycardia, and pulsus paradoxus.

Treat with serial chest radiographs to evaluate for absorption, or consider placing a central line and withdrawing the air. POSTPROCEDURE CHECK The patient should receive cardiac monitoring. See Appendix C for additional helpful information. 10_Jandial-r6_039-044:Layout 1 8/2/12 3:22 PM Page 39 10 THORACENTESIS A 61-year-old female smoker with a right pulmonary nodule presents with dyspnea and orthopnea. A chest radiograph reveals opacification of the right costophrenic recess. INDICATIONS • Pleural effusion leading to dyspnea (Fig.

9-5 Negative deflection of the QRS complex. 09_Jandial-r5_033-038:Layout 1 38 8/2/12 3:24 PM Page 38 Cardiothoracic PEARLS • Pericardiocentesis should be performed in a monitored setting. • For continuous drainage of fluid, a 16-gauge catheter can be inserted into the pericardial space using the Seldinger technique. The Seldinger technique uses the temporary insertion of a J-tip wire through the insertion needle to maintain a pathway into the pericardial space or vessel lumen. The insertion needle is removed and exchanged with the 16-gauge catheter over the J-tip wire, and the wire is subsequently removed.

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