Central Venous Catheter

Question 1 of 14

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Which of the following uses a central venous catheter?

Select one of the following:

  • Intravenous drug and fluid administration

  • Blood sampling

  • Measuring and monitoring of Central Venous Pressure

  • All of the above

Question 2 of 14

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When a CVC is placed outside the recommended areas, what common health problem could happen?

Select one of the following:

  • Haemorrhage

  • Thrombosis

  • Failed infusion of IV drugs and fluids

Question 3 of 14

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Where should you NOT insert a central line?

Select one of the following:

  • In the Superior or Inferior Vena Cava

  • In the brain

  • In the Atrio-Caval Junction

Question 4 of 14

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Non-Tunnelled CVC or CVP lines are only suitable for short-term use?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 14

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To implement the cost-effectiveness etiquette of the NHS, the best practice would be to administer anticoagulant agents after and between use of CVCs?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 14

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Which is the preferred route for Total Parenteral Nutrition?

Select one of the following:

  • Non-Tunnelled CVC

  • Portacaths

  • Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC)

Question 7 of 14

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What are the distinct function that Permacaths or Vascaths could offer to patients?

Select one of the following:

  • They help to treat Arrhythmias

  • They measure the Intracranial Pressure (ICP) of the brain

  • They replace the function of the kidneys; purifies the blood by removing excess water and waste products

Question 8 of 14

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It is necessary to prime the syringes containing medication before administration.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 14

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The uses of closed connectors (i.e. Clave or Bioconnector) are to prevent entry of air and reduction of infection and occlusion?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 14

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What is the common assessment tool used to assess surgical sites for infection?

Select one of the following:

  • Visual Infusion Phlebitis (VIP score)

  • Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST tool)

  • Waterlow Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment

Question 11 of 14

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Any healthcare professionals can perform the insertion of a CVC?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 14

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Which of the following complication is best described as having a mortality rate of 35%, due to failing to adhere to basic decontamination such as correct hand hygiene and wearing and using appropriate equipment?

Select one of the following:

  • Occlusion

  • Air embolism

  • Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Question 13 of 14

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Occlusion is a central line complication that can result to infection, embolism and loss of vascular access.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 14

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What is Air Embolism?

Select one of the following:

  • An air bubble trapped in the blood vessel, which could potentially block a small artery or a vein and cause occlusion which could lead to ischaemia

  • Air that is present in the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall

  • An accumulation of blood within the vein around the catheter

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Central Venous Catheter

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