chest tubes

  1. another scenario:

    A patient with a chest tube all of a sudden has chest pain! what do you do?
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    Joined: Feb '06; Posts: 3
    registered nurse in surgical services


  3. by   Zee_RN
    Same as I'd do with any patient with chest pain. Doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the chest tube (but of course I'd assess for insertion site pain and complications too).