RVT Journal Quiz: 40 Issue 1 Article 3 Gasp! Oxygenation and ventilation in anesthetized patients part 2: Anesthesia monitoring

RVT Journal Quiz: 40 Issue 1 Article 3 Gasp! Oxygenation and ventilation in anesthetized patients part 2: Anesthesia monitoring

Continuing to learn after achieving RVT status is essential for the individual and the advancement of the profession. RVTs can earn one (1) Continuing Education (CE) credit by reading the CE articles in the RVT Journal, or watching recorded sessions of OAVT presentations, and submitting the successfully completed corresponding quizzes.

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Monitoring ETCO2 gives the anesthetist information about the interaction between the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and digestive systems. *
An endotracheal tube that extends past the patient’s nose increases which kind of dead space? *
If the pulse oximeter is reading > 95%, the patient’s PaCO2 is at least 400 mmHg. *
If the baseline of the capnogram does not return to zero, what may be the root cause? *
Which of the following may have occurred if no ETCO2 is present on the monitor? *
A pulse oximeter is a more valuable monitoring tool in patients that are breathing room air than in patients breathing 100% oxygen. *
What does the pulse oximeter measure? *
Capnography/capnometry is a good monitoring tool to use during CPCR. *
A low pulse oximeter reading can result from all of the following except: *
Hypercapnia is rarely an anesthesia-related complication. *