Nasogastric tube also bypasses the lower esophageal sphincter and permits reflux. Dry mucous membranes and thick secretions is another complication. This is seen in patients with extended use of noninvasive ventilation. To prevent this from occurring, humidification for noninvasive ventilation devices should be provided along with daily oral care. Another complication that occurs is aspiration of gastric contents, especially if emesis occurs during noninvasive ventilation.
DESCRIBE EVENTS THAT MAY CAUSE SUDDEN CHANGES IN THE STATUS OF A VENTILATED CHILDS If the patient's condition deteriorates suddenly,a useful mnemonic to use is: D displacement of endotracheal tube O obstruction of endotracheal tube P pneumothorax E equipement failure (Davies and Hassell, 2003) A patent airway must be clear and in the correct position in the airway.This can be checked through observation of chest movement,a chest x-ray,auscultation of the lungs and assessing the child's general appearance.If there is inadequate ventilation this can be due to an air leak around the tube,displacement of the tubeor obstruction i.e.secretions . Tube displacement into the pharynx or oeshophagus produces decreased breath sounds and possiblybreath sounds over the stomach.Displacement into a mainstream bronchus will produce unilateral increase in breath sounds and chest expansion-with a decreaseon the effected side. Tube obstruction will result in resistance to hand ventilation,with little or no air movement or chest expansion. Unilateral pneumothorax will produce decreased breath sounds and chest expansion on the involved side.In a tension pneumothorax the mediastinum shifts away from the side of the air leak causing compromise in cardiac output. Checking ventilator functions ,such as tubing connections ,water in the tubing ,the water trap or filter,ventilator settings -mode appropriate to clinical status and size(neonatal,paediatric or adult),trigger,rate,volumes and alarms is useful to exclude causes of changes.
Respirators are devices used to reduce workers exposure to respiratory hazards such as fumes, mists, gases, vapours or harmful dusts. Respirators are also used to protect workers against oxygen deficient atmospheres. An oxygen deficient atmosphere is defined as having an oxygen content of less than 19.5%. You must first try to control air contaminants by eliminating or substituting them with less toxic materials, implementing engineering controls such as enclosing or isolating the process or by using dilution or local exhaust ventilation. Administrative controls by reducing the time employees are exposed to toxic materials or modifying their work practices can also be used.
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The first one is the Heimlich device, which consists in a rubber one-way flutter valve connected to a standard bottle. It has been noticed that their management of fluid can be rather difficult for nurses. The second type of drain is the water-sealed device which uses an underwater seal to prevent air from being drawn back into the chest cavity. In the management of the chest drains the nursing factor holds an important position. The nurse has an implication in the process, from the decision of insertion until the decision of removal.
However, complications are rare and mortality is age independent at approximately 0.2% (Fox et al., 2011). Other methods: Novel, non-invasive methods of assessing fibrosis, particularly the Fibro Scan (transient elastography) technique are gaining favor, though validation data are lacking in certain situations and availability is variable. This may ultimately reduce the need for biopsy (Castera et al., 2008). Severity assessment of chronic liver
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