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Quiz – Texas Pulse Ox Project and Congenital Heart Screening
Quiz - Texas Pulse Ox Project and Congenital Heart Screening
Test Your Knowledge
True or False: Critical congenital heart disease is the leading cause of death in infants < 1 year of age.
At Pediatric People, it is policy to obtain a pre and post ductal pulse ox on:
Right hand and right foot.
Left hand and right foot.
Left and and either foot.
Left hand and left foot.
Which of the following statements about pulse oximetry is FALSE?
Pulse oximetry is noninvasive and painless.
Post-ductal O2 saturations can be measured on either the right or left foot.
After placing the pulse oximetry probe, it may take up to 90 seconds to get an accurate reading.
Pulse oximetry results are more reliable if obtained when the baby is in a deep sleep.
Pulse oximetry screening in the newborn to detect CCHD is done by measuring pre and postductal room air oxygen saturations. If the pre-ductal O2 saturation is 94%, your NEXT step would be :
Nothing, the baby has passed the screening.
Perform 4 extremity BPs.
Consult Cardiology for ECHO.
Repeat the screen in one hour.
Which of the following is TRUE?
Parents can be assured their baby does not have CCHD if the pulse oximetry screen is normal.
Normal 4 extremity blood pressures and a normal EKG rule-out the presence of CCHD in a newborn.
A saturation of > 90 % in room air is considered to be a normal pulse oximetry reading.
To measure pre-ductal oxygen saturations, the pulse oximetry probe should be placed on the right hand.
Which wellness check up at Pediatric People are pre and post ductal pulse ox checked?
2 day, 2 week, 2 month and 4 month wellness check up.
2 day and 2 week wellness check up.
2 day, 2 week and 2 month wellness check up.
Only 2 day wellness check up.