Care of the Client With Chest Tubesmatt

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Pulmonology Procedure
  2/13/2018 Care of the Client with Chest Tubes Matthew D. Byrne, RN, MS, CPAN  2/13/2018 Outline  Basics  Indications  Insertion  Function  2/13/2018 The Pleural Space  Space between ribs and lungs  Filled with small amount of fluid   Air or fluid in pleural space inhibits expansion and breathing  2/13/2018 The Pleural Space  Physiologically, intrapleural pressure is 4-5 cm H2O below atmospheric pressure during expiration  Intrapleural pressure is 8-10 cm H2O below atmospheric pressure during inspiration  If the intrapleural pressure equals the atmospheric pressure, the lung will collapse, causing a pneumothorax
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