spirometry portfolio

7674 words 31 pages
Spirometry Portfolio
HEA 3077

Student Number
September 2012

Contents

Section
Heading
Page number
1
General statements

2
Method of referral

3
Lung function request form

4
Flow sensing spirometers

5
Introduction

6
Calibration/Verification and Cleaning

7
Spirometry Testing for Patients with known Infections

8
Immuno-compromised Patients

9
Education and Training

10
Flow/Volume Calibration check Procedure

11
Biological control check procedure

12
Calibration charts

13 Spirometry cleaning Record

14
Instructions for spirometry

1.Mild Obstruction

2.Mild obstruction

3.Moderate obstruction

4.Moderate obstruction

5.Severe obstruction

6.Severe obstruction

7.Reversible

8.Non-reversible

9.Combined picture
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All service contract reports for the micro lab spirometer are kept as per _______hospital protocol and records are kept as per policy. These records can be obtained via Tel: **** *******.
Definitions
The following definitions are used by --------------- NHS Trust in the
Infection Control Policy Decontamination of Nursing Equipment.

Cleaning
A process used to render the environment visually clean, or to remove the bulk of microbial contamination prior to sterilisation/disinfection. Hot water and soap or detergent is sufficient for this purpose.

Disinfection
A process in which vegetative organisms, but not spores, are destroyed or reduced to a relatively safe level e.g. used for equipment that does not breach normal body defence mechanisms or is in contact with intact skin.

Sterilisation
A process in which living organisms are destroyed or removed e.g. used for all equipment that is to be introduced into a sterile body area.

Intermediate Risk
In accordance with the Infection Control policy referred to above, spirometers are classified as intermediate risk.
Definition: Items in contact with mucus membranes or other items contaminated with particularly virulent or readily transmissible organisms; or items to be used on highly susceptible patients. Examples: Respiratory equipment, gastroscopes

Methods: Disinfection required by autoclaving or chemicals.

Bacterial Viral Filter Mouthpieces

It has been

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