Chủ đề: Chest tube complications

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When collecting blood using a butterfly assembly which tubes must have a discard tube drawn prior to their filling?
When collecting blood using a butterfly assembly which tubes must have a discard tube drawn prior to their filling?

This chapter covers all the steps recommended for safe phlebotomy and reiterates the accepted principles for blood drawing and blood collection (31). The chapter includes background information ...

What is the significance of subcutaneous emphysema in a patient after a chest tube placement?
What is the significance of subcutaneous emphysema in a patient after a chest tube placement?

Case DiscussionSubcutaneous emphysema is a known complication of chest drains. Clinically it presents with extreme discomfort, anxiety or upper airway obstruction. It is known to occur with ...

What is the most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia
What is the most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia

Bronchopneumonia; Community-acquired pneumonia; CAPPneumonia is a breathing (respiratory) condition in which there is an infection of the lung.This article covers community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). ...

When checking for nasogastric tube placement the nurse should conduct which of the following?
When checking for nasogastric tube placement the nurse should conduct which of the following?

Indications for nasogastric tube insertion, the procedure for inserting a nasogastric tube and how to check whether it is in the correct positionAbstractDurai, R. et al (2009) Nasogastric tubes 1: ...