Removal of chest drains.
Chest drains are inserted to allow the removal of air, blood or fluids from the thoracic cavity and prevent them from re-entering (Gray, 2000).
Get unlimited access
As a subscriber you will benefit from:
- Full online and mobile access to news and opinion stories
Customised email alerts straight to your inbox (over 30 alerts available)
- 4,500 practice articles in our archive
- Over £500 worth of CPD learning units