- 0Jan 13, '04 by kipchumbai am looking for information on "Tidaling" in relation to chest tube drainage.
all any info and references are welcome
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- 0Jan 13, '04 by CarolanneFound these links with some interesting stuff, hope it's helpful!
- 0Jan 13, '04 by CPBI believe this is referring to the fluctuation of the level of water in the water seal chamber of the drainage system. When a patient inhales, the level moves up, when a patient exhales the level moves down. Somehow this prevents air from flowing back into the chest tube. Sorry I can't be more specific.