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2113 - Chest Tube Insertion

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2113 - Chest Tube Insertion is one of many policies and procedure templates within Nursery Policy and Procedure Manual written for the medical office, hospital, and other healthcare organizations. The policies cover: Joint Commission (JCAHO or TJC) • CMS • HIPAA • CDC • AAAHC and more.

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Sample Content From 2113 - Chest Tube Insertion

Snippets are randomly selected, unformatted passages from the Microsoft Word policy template.

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POLICY:
A chest tube will be inserted by a physician to remove air, fluid or blood from pleural cavity and to
create a negative pressure to facilitate lung expansion (pneumothorax, pleural effusion).
EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES:

Second Snippet

Per physician’s orders, apply a small amount of pressure against the opposite side of the
infant’s chest as the chest tube is inserted.