Study Guide

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Interdisciplinary Collaboration (topics below)

· Examples of collaboration

· PDSA cycle

· Conflict management

· Interdisciplinary collaboration

Perioperative Risk Assessment (topics below)

· PCEA and PCA pain management

· Preoperative clinics

· Diabetes control postoperatively

· Penrose drains

· Grey Turner’s Sign

· Murphy’s sign

· Kernig’s sign

· Brudzinski sign

Surgical Interventions(topics below)

· Intravenous crystalloids

· Postoperative instability

· Risk of postoperative infections

· Postoperative delirium

· Small bowel obstruction treatment

Postsurgical Complications (topics below)

· DVT prophylaxis

· Chest tube management

· Risks for DIC postop

· CSF leak postop

Acid-Base, Oxygenation, and Vent Management (topics below)

· Pulse-ox monitoring

· Interpretation of ABGs

· CPAP/BiPAP uses

· Ventilator management

Hemodynamics (topics below)

· A-line procedures

· Modified Allen’s test

· A-line management and usage

Shock States (topics below)

· Distributive shock

· Obstructive shock

· Hypovolemic shock

· Neurogenic shock

· Differential diagnoses associated with the origins of the different shock states

· Metabolic/Respiratory acidosis

· Metabolic/Respiratory alkalosis

· Using a PA catheter: treatment for preload and afterload

SIRS and Sepsis (topics below)

· SIRS definition and criteria and differential diagnoses causing SIRS

· Sepsis vs. septic shock

· Septic shock treatment and management

· Causes and treatment for lactic acidosis

· CVP readings