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T-tube care

  1. 0 Can a pt with a recently inserted t tube shower? Any special things you need to do in terms of that?
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  3. Visit  Forever Sunshine profile page
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    New nurse here-- what is a t- tube?
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    Quote from sweetie715
    Can a pt with a recently inserted t tube shower? Any special things you need to do in terms of that?
    I would always clarify with the surgeon first before letting the pt get in the shower and write as an order so everyone is on the same page.
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    Nvm I searched it..

    I did also find your answer too.

    http://www.yorkhospital.kramesonline...eets/3,S,86501

    "Tape plastic wrap over the bandage and tube site when you shower."

    And yes like TittyTat mentioned, check with the surgeon.


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