Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #11

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Question
Which IV device is depicted in the image?

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Question Options
1.) Tunneled catheter device
2.) Multilumen catheter device
3.) Volume-controlled infusion device
4.) Central vascular access device

Correct Option/Answers: 2

Rationale:
Option 1: The tunneled catheter device is implanted peripherally and is tunneled to a central vein. The image is not depicting such a device.
Option 2: The multilumen catheter device is inserted near the targeted spot peripherally, into the central circulation through a secondary vein and it can remain for a long period. The image is showing a multilumen catheter device.
Option 3: The volume-controlled infusion device is used to manage a mixture of small amounts of solutions, mostly in pediatric clients. The image is showing a multilumen catheter device.
Option 4 : The central vascular access device is used to inject medication to the subclavian vein. The image depicted is not a type of central vascular access device.

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