After checking the doctor's orders, why is it important not to administer a narcotic
to a patient who is in possible shock before consulting the Charge Nurse?
Lethargic refers to _______________________________________________ .
8. When administering oral/nasal suctioning, begin suctioning by placing the thumb
of your dominant hand over the catheter valve or connector.
9. When inserting the catheter tip in the patient's nose or mouth, why is it important
not to force the catheter during insertion?
10. During endotracheal suctioning, when applying intermittent suction and
withdrawing the catheter, do not suction for longer than 15 seconds.
11. When administering endotracheal suctioning, what solution is used to moisten the
suction catheter tip?