Central Venous Catheter

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Question 1

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Which of the following uses a central venous catheter?
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  • Intravenous drug and fluid administration
  • Blood sampling
  • Measuring and monitoring of Central Venous Pressure
  • All of the above

Question 2

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When a CVC is placed outside the recommended areas, what common health problem could happen?
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  • Haemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Failed infusion of IV drugs and fluids

Question 3

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Where should you NOT insert a central line?
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  • In the Superior or Inferior Vena Cava
  • In the brain
  • In the Atrio-Caval Junction

Question 4

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

Question 5

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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?
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Which is the preferred route for Total Parenteral Nutrition?
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  • Non-Tunnelled CVC
  • Portacaths
  • Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC)

Question 7

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

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

Question 9

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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?
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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What is the common assessment tool used to assess surgical sites for infection?
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  • Visual Infusion Phlebitis (VIP score)
  • Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST tool)
  • Waterlow Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment

Question 11

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Any healthcare professionals can perform the insertion of a CVC?
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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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?
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  • Occlusion
  • Air embolism
  • Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Question 13

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

Question 14

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What is Air Embolism?
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  • 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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