Chapter 96. Insertion of a Chest Drain

  1. David Sprigings1 and
  2. John B. Chambers2

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691885.ch96

Acute Medicine: A Practical Guide to the Management of Medical Emergencies, Fourth Edition

Acute Medicine: A Practical Guide to the Management of Medical Emergencies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Sprigings, D. and Chambers, J. B. (eds) (2007) Insertion of a Chest Drain, in Acute Medicine: A Practical Guide to the Management of Medical Emergencies, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691885.ch96

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Physician Northampton General Hospital Northampton UK

  2. 2

    Reader and Consultant Cardiologist Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals London UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129626

Online ISBN: 9780470691885

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Keywords:

  • chest drain;
  • pneumothorax;
  • anticoagulant;
  • pulmonary edema;
  • effusion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Assistance/equipment

  • Technique

  • Troubleshooting

  • Further reading