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Chest Tubes: Management and Care
Confirm suction order
Shortness of Breath (SOB)
If tube dislodges from patient, use petroleum gauze taped 3 ways
If drainage system is damaged, place disconnected drainage tube in sterile water
Wound Drainage Types and Devices
Record Drainage Amounts
Check Device Function
Types of Wound Healing
Types of Wounds
Edges Not Approximated
Delayed Closure due to Infection and Necrosis
Friction and Shear
Interventions for Impaired Skin Integrity
Signs of Skin Breakdown
Decreased Skin Turgor
Maintain Clean and Dry Skin
Adequate Nutrition and Hydration
Stage 1 - Non-Blanchable Redness
Stage 2 - Partial Thickness
Stage 3 - Full Thickness Skin Loss
Stage 4 - Full Thickness Tissue Loss
Possible Deep Tissue Injury
Skin Color Alterations
Remove Necrotic Tissue Before Staging
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