Chest Drainage Unit | iFastFacts.   Suction can be increased to -40. Other than that this is helpful

Chest tubes are used to treat conditions that disrupt the pleural space. Chest Tube Care, Management and Troubleshooting patients with chest tubes.

Chest Tubes

hard but worth getting that fluid out of the chest cavity.Ory recently had Part of CF life - Nurse, Nurses, Nursing

Chest Tubes Nursing Care Management Assessment NCLEX Review Drainage System

Arterial blood gas: ABGs made easy for nurses, nursing school students with the Tic Tac Toe Method for NCLEX exam This video demonstrates how to set-up arter.

Picture of Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax). Tracheal shift from midline is the first sign of a tension pneumothorax

Tension Pneumothroax will have deviated Trachea (away), absent breath sounds, increased percussion. Always correct this first, even before IV fluid resus.

If you find chest-tube care intimidating, you’re hardly alone. This article helps you understand chest-tube basics so you can be more confident when caring for patients who have them.

"Chest-tube care: The more you know, the easier it gets." If you find chest-tube care intimidating, you’re hardly alone. This article helps you understand chest-tube basics so you can be more confident when caring for patients who have them.

Nursing Management of Chest Tube Drainage Systems

Nursing Management of Chest Tube Drainage Systems

Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care Management of Chest Tube Drainage Systems

Worst Case Scenario 3:  Chest Tubes!  ...the article says a patient can have 1-4 chest tubes... I've had several patients with 5 or more... I wouldn't call it a worst case scenario either... but then again, my floor is so used to them.

the article says a patient can have chest tubes. I've had several patients with 5 or more. I wouldn't call it a worst case scenario either. but then again, my floor is so used to them.

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