Random Nursing Bullets 2

  1. After administering blood or blood components, return the empty blood bag to the blood bank.
  2. Although some microaggregate filters can be used for up to 10 units of blood, replace the filter and tubing if more than 1 hour elapses between transfusions.
  3. Upon taking glucose, it will transported to the cells within 2 hours.
  4. Insulin lowers blood glucose level by transporting glucose to the cell and converting excess to become glycogen.
  5. The hormone that raises blood glucose level by converting glycogen to become glucose during hypoglycemia is Glucagon.
  6. In a neonate, hypoglycemia causes temperature instability, hypotonia, jitteriness, and seizures.
  7. Premature, postmature, small-for-gestational-age, and large-for-gestational-age neonates are susceptible to this disorder.
  8. Lugol’s iodine solution is administered to decrease the size and vascularity of the thyroid gland prior to subtotal thyroidectomy.
  9. When administering multiple units of blood under pressure, use a blood warmer to avoid hypothermia.
  10. Blood components may be warmed to no more than 107.6° F (42° C).

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