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Hospital Gadgets Usage Inventory

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A research instrument to determine the level of knowledge student nurses in using common hospital gadgets.

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Hospital Gadgets Usage Inventory

  1. 1. HOSPITAL GADGETS USAGE INVENTORYGender:________________ Year Level_____________________Instruction: 1. Please read carefully and be honest in answering every question item given. 2. Do not leave any item unanswered. 3. Put a check (√) mark under option yes/no as your answer of choice. A. Pulse Oximeter yes No 1. Have you seen this gadget in the hospital where you are exposed? 2. Have you tried to operate it by yourself? (If yes, please continue to answer follow-up questions below) 3. Have you tried to operate this gadget to patient more than once? 4. Do you know where to put the sensor? (Please put a check (√) on yes/no base on the option given below). a. Earlobe (for infant)------------------------------------------------- b. Fingertip ------------------------------------------------------------ c. Chin ----------------------------------------------------------------- d. Toes ----------------------------------------------------------------- 5. This gadget is use to allowing the monitoring of; a. oxygenation of patient’s hemoglobin --------------------------- b. presence of hypoxemia ------------------------------------------- c. cardiac rate --------------------------------------------------------- B. Electrocardiogram (ECG) 1. Have you seen this gadget in the hospital where you are exposed? 2. Have you tried to operate it by yourself? (If yes, please continue to answer follow-up questions below) 3. Have you tried to operate this gadget to patient more than once? 4. Do you know where to put the ECG lead base on color? (Please put a check (√) on yes/no base on the option given below). a. Black-colored lead in right wrist----------------------------------- b. Yellow-colored lead on left ankle--------------------------------- c. Red is the first electrode to put on the chest (3rd intercostals space)---------------------------------------------------------------- d. Black is the last 6th electrode to place below mid axillary line 5. This gadget is use mostly for diagnosing heart condition such as; a. Rate and rhythm mechanism of the heart----------------------- b. Detect impaired blood flow f the heart-------------------------- c. confirm congenital ailment of the heart ------------------------ C. Glucometer 1. Have you encountered this gadget in the hospital where you are expose? 2. Have you tried to operate it by yourself? (If yes, please continue to answer follow-up questions below)
  2. 2. 3. Have you tried to operate this gadget to patient more than once? 4. Do you know what other things to prepare in operating this gadget? (Please put a check (√) on yes/no base on the option given below). a. Alcohol prep pad---------------------------------------------------- b. Test strip------------------------------------------------------------- c. Lancet---------------------------------------------------------------- d. Gauge 23 needle---------------------------------------------------- 5. This gadget is use for monitoring; a. Hemoglobin level--------------------------------------------------- b. Blood sugar level---------------------------------------------------- c. Hematocrit level-----------------------------------------------------D. Nebulizer 1. Have you seen this gadget in the hospital where you are exposed? 2. Have you tried to operate it by yourself? (If yes, please continue to answer follow-up questions below) 3. Have you tried to operate this gadget to patient more than once? 4. Some of the parts given are not one of the components of nebulizer? (Please put a check (√) on yes/no base on the option given below). a. Mouth piece or face mask, humidifier b. Tubing, mask, nebulizer cup c. Air compressor, nebulizer cup, tubing d. Nebulizer cup, face mask, and nasal cannula 5. This gadget (nebulizer) is for treatment by; a. Dispensing medication through a fine mist b. Treatment possible by inhalation via nasal c. Vaporizes medication in order to inhale via mask/mouthpieceE. Suction machine (Single bottle-type) 1. Have you seen this gadget in the hospital where you are exposed? 2. Have you tried to operate it by yourself? (If yes, please continue to answer follow-up questions below) 3. Have you tried to operate this gadget to patient more than once? 4. Things to consider in operating suction apparatus. (Please put a check (√) on yes/no base on the option given below). a. usual size suction catheter is French No. 12-14 b. the bottle is connecting to a machine with a tubing inserted c. the bottle served as the collecting container d. keep the suction tube sterile for suctioning Endotracheal tube e. the duration of suctioning must be 20-25 seconds f. sterile normal saline or water is use for rinsing g. when patient is oxygenated; decrease the flow of oxygen during suctioning

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