Posted: December 21st, 2017
The client admitted two days earlier with a lung resection accidentally
pulls out the chest tube. Which action by the nurse indicates
understanding of the management of chest tubes?
❍ A. Order a chest x-ray.
❍ B. Reinsert the tube.
❍ C. Cover the insertion site with a Vaseline gauze.
❍ D. Call the doctor.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.