To prepare an infusion site, you:
a. Cleanse the skin with an alcohol swab.
b. Apply a constricting band two inches above the site selected.
Palpate the vein selected.
d. All of the above.
When initiating an IV, you should insert the needle into the vein at approximately a
_______ degree angle until blood is observed in the flash chamber of the catheter.
How often should the IV be checked for signs of inflammation?
a. At least every shift.
b. At least every 24 hours.
At least every 48 hours.
d. At least every 72 hours.
The temperature is 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the weather is sunny. The
casualty is to be evacuated by air ambulance (helicopter). Do you still need to
take precautions against hypothermia?
a. Yes, hypothermia can still occur.
b. No, the casualty may overheat.