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Respiratory Diagnostic Tests

Respiratory Diagnostic Tests

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Published by: AmeliaM on Sep 09, 2008
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NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGENSG 201RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTIC TESTS AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONSCLINICAL ASSIGNMENT Purpose:1.To enhance your understanding of various diagnostic procedures performed withpatients with altered respiratory states.2.To describe the nurses role in the delivery of care pertinent to a variety of procedures. Diagnostic Procedures: 1.Bronchoscopy2.Lung Scans (Ventilation/perfusion)3.Thoracentesis4.Pulmonary Function Tests5.Pulmonary Angiography
Pulse Oximetry7.Chest CAT Scan and X-ray Therapeutic Interventions: 
Pulmonary Hygiene (Postural Drainage with cupping and vibration, pursed lipbreathing, and incentive spirometer)2.Metered dose inhaler with and without spacer  Assignment: 1.Each student will be assigned a topic from the above list to present in a postconference. Plan on an approximately 5 – 8 minute demonstration/presentation.2.State the purpose of the procedure and the potential diagnosis.3.Explain/demonstrate how the test or intervention is performed (do not read theprepared report).4.Utilize pictures, literature, equipment, etc. to enhance the presentation.

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