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Where do you keep chest tube clamps?

  1. 0 Where do you guys keep your chest tube clamps and vaseline dressing in the patients room? I just want to get a few ideas, I am working on a clinical project to standardize the location on my unit. There are about 5 different areas in the patients room where the clamps tend to land unfortunately, I want to come up with a standard place. Any thoughts?
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  3. Visit  MendedHeart profile page
    Taped to the wall behind the bed or on the mirror.
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  4. Visit  Esme12 profile page
    Taped to the HOB or white board in the room
  5. Visit  anon456 profile page
    We put the vaseline gauze and the foam tape inside a ziplock bag, and hang it on the IV pole with the clamps. We also put a tab of tape on the chest tube line and attach a pair of clamps to it right on the line itself.