Posted: December 22nd, 2017
The nurse is caring for a 30-year-old male admitted with a stab
wound. While in the emergency room, a chest tube is inserted.
Which of the following explains the primary rationale for insertion
of chest tubes?
❍ A. The tube will allow for equalization of the lung expansion.
❍ B. Chest tubes serve as a method of draining blood and
serous fluid and assist in reinflating the lungs.
❍ C. Chest tubes relieve pain associated with a collapsed
❍ D. Chest tubes assist with cardiac function by stabilizing
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.