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Nursing care and management of patients with intrapleural drains.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20196325     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Most nurses working in an acute hospital setting will encounter patients with chest drains and underwater seal drainage at some point in their careers. This article is primarily written for the non-specialist nurse who requires a good working knowledge of chest drain insertion and underwater seal drainage. The article discusses the indications for chest drain insertion and the merits of different approaches, and provides a detailed analysis of the nursing care of a patient with a chest drain.
Authors:
Deborah Briggs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0029-6570     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Stand     Publication Date:    2010 Jan 27-Feb 2
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-03     Completed Date:  2010-04-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9012906     Medline TA:  Nurs Stand     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-55; quiz 56, 60     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
University of Hull, Hull. d.briggs@hull.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chest Tubes*
Drainage / nursing*
Drug Administration Routes
Humans
Nursing Care*
Pneumothorax / classification,  nursing*,  therapy

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