Chest Tube Drainage Systems

The primary purpose of a chest tube drainage system is to drain the pleural space of excess air and/or fluid thus restoring normal respiration. Understanding how various chest drainage systems work, including the use of glass bottles, is imperative. This HealthTrust educational Power Point provides an overview of chest drainage systems including the use of glass bottles.

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