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BS Nursing Nasogastric Tube

Quiz by Elisa Doria

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  • Q1
    What is the nasogastric tube used for?
    To deliver nutrition and medication to the bloodstream
    To deliver nutrition and medication to the lungs
    To deliver nutrition and medication directly to the stomach
    To deliver nutrition and medication to the liver
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the appropriate size of nasogastric tube used for adults?
    12-18 Fr
    8-10 Fr
    24-26 Fr
    20-22 Fr
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the length of the nasogastric tube inserted in an adult?
    75-85 cm
    90-100 cm
    55-65 cm
    35-45 cm
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the angle of the head when inserting the nasogastric tube?
    45 degrees
    30 degrees
    60 degrees
    90 degrees
    30s
  • Q5
    How can you check the placement of the nasogastric tube?
    By checking the heart rate
    By aspirating stomach contents and checking the pH level
    By checking the body temperature
    By checking the blood pressure
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the maximum amount of air to be inserted in a nasogastric tube for checking placement?
    10 ml
    5 ml
    15 ml
    20 ml
    30s
  • Q7
    When is the nasogastric tube removed?
    When patient is feeling better
    When bowel sounds are present and patient can tolerate oral intake
    When patient complains of discomfort
    When stomach contents are clear
    30s
  • Q8
    What are the possible complications of nasogastric tube insertion?
    Pulmonary aspiration, nasal discomfort, bleeding
    Urinary retention, diarrhea, nausea
    Cardiac arrest, visual impairment, hearing loss
    Joint pain, muscle weakness, headache
    30s
  • Q9
    What are the nursing interventions for nasogastric tube insertion?
    Notifying the family, providing comfort measures, allowing the patient to eat immediately after the procedure
    Assessing the patient for indications, explaining the procedure, monitoring the patient for complications
    Administering medication before insertion, checking the physician's order, documenting the procedure
    Restraining the patient, inserting the tube quickly, stabilizing the tube
    30s
  • Q10
    How often should the nasogastric tube be repositioned?
    Every 24 hours
    Every 36 hours
    Every 48 hours
    Every 12 hours
    30s

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