Link to LSUHSC HOSPITAL POLICY MANUAL

 

POLICY of the MONTH:

 

Proc 5.0 Emergency Preparedness/Safety

 

5.2 - Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Response

5.6 - Patient Safety / Equipment Failure

 

Proc 7.0 General Care Procedures

7.1 - Medicated Aerosol Therapy

 

7.2 - Continuous Medicated Aerosol Therapy

7.3 - MDI (Spacer and with Mechanical Ventilation)

7.4 - Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing

7.5 - Aerosolized Pentamidine

7.6 - Ribavirin Administration

 

7.7 - Chest Physical Therapy

7.8 - Postural Drainage

7.9 - Sputum Induction

7.10 - Incentive Spirometry

7.11 - Peak Expiratory Flow Monitoring

7.12 - Smoking Cessation

7.13 - Nasal CPAP

 

7.14 - CPAP via Face Mask

7.15 - Mucomyst Administration

7.16 - Suctioning

 

7.17 - Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy (PEP) 7.18 - Cystic Fibrosis Standing Orders 7.19 - Respiratory medications

7.20 - T - Piece CPAP

7.21 - Ultrasonic Nebulizer Therapy

 

7.22 - ABI CPT vest

7.23 - IPV Therapy (Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation)

 

 

Proc 8.0 Gas Therapy

8.1 - Cylinder and Regulator Procurement

8.2 - Oxygen Therapy

8.3 - Bland Aerosol Therapy

8.4 - Pediatric Mist Tents

8.5 - Heliox Therapy

Proc 9.0 Mechanical Ventilation

9.1 - Continuous Mechanical Ventilation

9.2 - Alarm Setting Guidelines

9.3 - Non-invasive Ventilation

9.4 - Independent Lung Ventilation

12.6 - ADULT 3100B Oscillator Guidelines

9.5 - Spontaneous Ventilation Parameters

9.6 - Ventilator Weaning/ Extubation

9.7 - PEEP Study

9.8 - Slow Flow Volume - Pressure Curve

9.9 - MR 730 Heater/Humidifier

12.7 - Servo i        

Proc 11.0 ICU Procedures

11.9 - MICU Circuit Disconnect

11.1 - Apnea Challenge

11.3 - Cuff Pressure Maintenance

11.2 - ET/NT Securement Guidelines

11.3 - Heat and Moisture Exchangers

11.4 - Closed Suction System

MRI AMBU PHOTOS

11.6 -Administration of Anesthetic Gases

11.7 - Easy Cap ETCO2 Detector

11.8 - Organ Donor Record Keeping Issues

Terminal WEAN - ORGAN DONOR to OR - RTs ROLE 11.12- InoVent Policy and illustrations BLIND mini BAL Catheter Procedure

 

Proc 13.0 Monitoring Equipment

13.1 - General Pulse Oximetry Policy

13.4 - Ohmeda 3900P Pulse ox with Printer

Proc 15.0 Bedside Spirometry

15.11.6-Breeze Portable Spirometry System

 

         
         
         
         
         
         

Proc 17.0 NICU Specific Policies

17.1 - NICU Guidelines for Resp Care

17.2 - Emergency Air / Oxygen Backup

17.3 - Neonatal CPR

17.4 - Emergency Intubation Tray

17.5 - Assisting the Intubation

 

17.6 - Intubation

17.7 - Taping the Endotracheal Tube

17.8 - Endotracheal Tube Suctioning

17.9 - Closed Suction Systems

17.10 - Special Suction Consideration

17.11 - Extubation

17.12 - Ventilator Flow Sheet and Physicain Order Form

17.13 - Oxygen Analyzer Calibration and Operation

17.14 - Oxyhoods

17.15 - Nasal Cannula

17.16 - Metered Dose Inhalers

17.17 - Apnea Bed

17.18 - Blood Gas Monitoring

17.19 - a/A Ratios

17.20 - Neocath 1000 Neonatal Oxygen Monitoring

17.37 - Pneumogram

17.22 - Non - Self Inflating Resuscitation Bag

17.23 - Pulse Oximetry

17.24 - Infection control in the Neonatal ICU

17.25 - Continuous Mechanical Ventilation

17.26 - Nasal CPAP

17.36 - NEOpuff Infant Resuscitator

17.28 - Bird VIP Infant Ventilator

17.29 - Sensormedics 3100A High Frequency Oscillator

17.30 - Life Pulse High Frequency Jet Ventilator

Transport Ventilator illustration        

17.31 - Servo 300 Ventilator

17.32 - Inhaled Nitric Oxide

Cheat Sheets for calibration...

17.33 - Hematocrits

17.34 -Surfactant Administration

17.35 -Bird VIP Gold Ventilator

 

Proc 15.0 Heart Station Procedures

18.2.1 - MUSE Introduction

18.2.4 - Data Backup

15.10.5 - Transmitting EKGs

15.13.5 - MUSE Test Retrieval and Editing

15.10 - Standard EKG Procedure

15.10.7- Marquette MAC6 EKG Cart

18.3.12 - Marquette MAC8 EKG Cart

15.10.1 - Adult 12 Lead EKG

15.10.2- Pediatric 15 Lead EKG

15.10.4 - EKG’s with Pacemaker/Magnet

18.3.20 - Marquette MAC5000 Cart

15.12 - Marquette 8500 Recorder

Holter Lead Placement

15.10.3 - Right Sided EKG

15.10.6 - Maintenance of EKG carts

15.14 - Marquette Case16 Stress System 15.14.1 - Proper lead placement for Stress Testing 15.5-Diagnostic Beeper Assignments    

 

 

 

Proc 19.0 PICU Specific Policies

19.1 - Continuous Pulse Oximetry

19.2 - Continuous Medicated Aerosol

19.3 - Capnography During Mechanical Ventilation

19.4 - Heliox Therapy

19.5 - Hand - Held Nebulizer Therapy

19.6 - Heat & Moisture Exchangers (HME)

19.7 - Pediatric and Neonatal In-Line HHN

19.8 - MDI Via Endotracheal Tube

19.9 - PICU Patient Room Set-Up

19.10 - Patient - Ventilator System Checks

19.11 - Ventilator Set - Up

19.12 - In - Line Suction Catheters

19.15 - USN via Servo 300

 

 

Proc 20.0 Patient Driven Protocols

20.1 - Cardiac Surgery  Weaning Protocol

20.2 - CABG Care Path; Cardiac Surgery

20.3 - Adult Asthma Care Protocol - ER

20.4 - SICU Ventilator Protocol

20.5 - Bronchodilator Protocol - Adult Floor Care

20.6 - Postoperative Oxygen Weaning Protocol

Cardiac Surgery Weaning protocol Flowsheet

No Flow sheet availible

Adult Asthma Care Protocol Flowsheet

 

Bronchodilator Protocol - Adult Floor Care Flowsheet

Postoperative Oxygen Weaning Protocol Flowsheet

Proc 21.0 SICU Policies

21.1 - Continuous Pulse Oximetry

21.2 - ET - Tube Securing - Non - Circumferential

21.3 - Movement of Patient with Aritificial Airway

Study Protocols and "Electronic Bulletin Boards"

Venticute MICU Protocol                Article describing Venticute (rSP-C Surfactant)