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Medical Stuff #2 February 20, 2010

Posted by futurenightnurse in Medical Stuff, Medical Terminology.
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Nasal cannula:

“A device for delivering oxygen by way of two small tubes that are inserted into the nares” (Mosby’s Dictionary, 2006, p. 1256).

 Found under interventions…

“Place the nasal prongs in the nostrils, with the openings facing the client” (Silvestri, 2008, p. 799).

 

Uh… the plastic thingies go where now? lol

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1. b-bot - February 20, 2010

AAAAH! I hate nursing textbooks that insult my intelligence. Openings facing who again?


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