Chest Tubes….Just Another Drain. (Yeah right). Caring for a Patient with a Chest Tube. Let’s review some A & P The lungs are wrapped by a double sided envelope of tissue called the _________. The inner most layer is called the _____ _______. The outer most layer is called the ______
On inspiration, the lungs move downward.
The visceral and parietal pleura are separated by a thin film of ________.
On inspiration, the chest wall expands and the diaphragm moves _________.
During inspiration, the pressure within the thoracic cavity is < or > atmosp. pressure so air can rush in the lungs
Glass Bottle System: