Posted: July 11th, 2017
The nurse is assessing the functioning of a chest tube drainage system in a client with hemothorax. Which of the following findings should prompt the nurse to notify the physician?
A. Fluctuation of water in the tube in the water seal chamber during inhalation and exhalation.
B. Drainage system maintained below the client’s chest.
C. Drainage amount of 100ml in the drainage collection chamber.
D. Occlusive dressing in place over the chest tube insertion site.
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