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.
Nursing Standard. 22, 45,35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.07.22.45.35.c6590
Published in print: 16 July 2008Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review