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Which of these needle gauges has the smallest diameter?

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* 1. Which of these needle gauges has the smallest diameter?

What is an aneurysm?

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* 2. What is an aneurysm?

Which of the following blood vessels is the preferred first choice for a hemodialysis catheter?

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* 3. Which of the following blood vessels is the preferred first choice for a hemodialysis catheter?

Which direction is antegrade?

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* 4. Which direction is antegrade?

What should you suspect is happening if you insert a needle and the flashback is not smooth?

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* 5. What should you suspect is happening if you insert a needle and the flashback is not smooth?

What is the leading reason that grafts may need procedures?

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* 6. What is the leading reason that grafts may need procedures?

What step can you take that may improve the flow of blood during treatment with a catheter?

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* 7. What step can you take that may improve the flow of blood during treatment with a catheter?

What should your concern be if part of a patient’s fistula looks swollen and red?

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* 8. What should your concern be if part of a patient’s fistula looks swollen and red?

What is the correct amount of pressure to hold on a cannulation site after removing the needle?

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* 9. What is the correct amount of pressure to hold on a cannulation site after removing the needle?

What are the biggest risks of vascular access for patients who do hemodialysis?

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* 10. What are the biggest risks of vascular access for patients who do hemodialysis?

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