Chest Tube. prepared by : Sana’a AL-Sulami Teacher Assistant Nursing Department. Outlines:. Definition Chest tube indication Purpose of chest insertion Sites for tube insertion types of drainage system Prepare the patient for chest tube insertion Performance chest tube procedure
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At the end of this procedure , the students must be able to :
coach him in deep breathing.
Practitioner will remove patient’s chest tube
Make sure the chest tube is securely clamped, and instruct the patient to perform Valsalv’s maneuver
The physician holds airtight dressing, usually petroleum gauze , he can cover the insertion site immediately after removing the tube.
Dispose the chest tube, soiled gloves, and equipment according to your facility’s policy.
Take the vital signs as ordered and assess the depth and quality of the patient’s respiration.