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Ch.11 CPT Surgery

The physcian reported a bronchoscopy to assess the pt’s lung anatomy prior to performing a lobectomy, report 32480 (removal of lung,single lobe). Do you report a code for the bronchoscopy? no cause its a scout endoscopy, part of establishing the surgical approach ….  Read More

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Chapter 14: Mandibular Anesthesia

INFERIOR ALVEOLAR NERVE BLOCK-Nerves anesthetized: Inferior alveolar, incisive, mental, lingual (commonly). *Anesthetization of the IAN will automatically include the incisive, mental, and (commonly) the lingual. INFERIOR ALVEOLAR NERVE BLOCK-Areas anesthetized: Pulpal anesthesia for mandibular teeth on one side (inferior alveolar and incisive ….  Read More

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dobutamine

Therapeutic Class inotropics Pharmacologic Class adrenergics < Indication for Use short term management of heart failure caused by depressed contractility from heart disease/surgical procedures Mechanism of Action stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors Therapeutic Effects increased CO without significantly increased heart rate Side Effects shortness ....  Read More

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Chapt 3 test review

According to standard first aid procedures, severe external bleeding is best controlled by A. applying a tourniquet B Applying direct pressure C. keeping the injured area below the level of the heart D. raising the victims head above the level of the ….  Read More

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Anesthetic Stages (Anesthesia)

Anesthetic Stages Stage 1, II, III, IV Stage 1 Period of Voluntary Movement < Stage 1 Characteristics -Begins at induction. -Disoriented, struggling, excitement, may urinate or defecate. -RR & HR increase. -Near end of stage, lose ability to stand. Loss of Consciousness ....  Read More