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Journal July 2007 (Vol 28, No 7) Focus: Medical Advances

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Preventing Iatrogenic Tracheal Tears

1. Causes of iatrogenic tracheal tears include all of the following except
2. A typical presenting client complaint in the case of a tracheal tear includes
3. Typically, subcutaneous emphysema resolves on its own within
4. Treatment of extrathoracic tracheal tears often includes
5. Iatrogenic tracheal tears are most commonly associated with which anesthetic procedure?
6. Which liquid does not cause damage to ET tubes or the trachea when the tubes are soaked in it to remove large debris particles?
7. Which method of securing an ET tube is especially difficult with long-haired patients?
8. Which is the safest size of syringe to use for ET tube cuff inflation?
9. Which of the following is not a recommended way to inflate an ET tube cuff?
10. Which of the following is a common diagnostic finding in patients with a tracheal tear?
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