In our case, a chest tube
was initially inserted to the patient.
The median chest tube
drainage was 614 cc (range: 286-1,380 cc) in the six patients in whom this was assessed.
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Over the next few days, her dyspnea improved, her cough resolved, and, subsequently, the chest tube
2 Bleeding was measured by chest tube
blood loss, a standard methodused by surgeons.
Upon arriving at Carraway, the patient was immediately taken to surgery, where another chest tube
was inserted in an effort to drain the fluid that was leaking from her stomach into her chest.
A chest tube
was inserted and left until resolution of pneumothorax on the fifth day.
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This was attributed to the fact that the patient was postoperative and had a chest tube
A SOCM may be called upon to administer advanced cardiac life support, intubation, chest tube
thoracostomy or venous cut downs.
A small, partial collapse may resolve on its own, but more severe cases may require the insertion of a chest tube
to allow the air to escape the chest cavity.
With the correct insertion site, the chance of inserting the chest tube
into the liver or spleen is minimised.
The patient was extubated after 2 hours and had chest tube
drain of 450 ml/24 hours.
Signs of heparin rebound may include an increased volume of chest tube
losses, sanguineous oozing at dressing sites, or an increase in the partial thrombplastin time (PTT) on coagulation tests.