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Chest drain removal

Janet Hunter Lecturer in adult nursing, City Community and Health Sciences, incorporating St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London

This article provides a step-by-step approach to the removal of chest drains and offers a rationale for practice. It also discusses indications for chest drain removal and potential complications associated with the procedure.

Correspondence j.a.hunter@city.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 22, 45,35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.07.22.45.35.c6590

Published in print: 16 July 2008

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review