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A Jackson-Pratt drain, JP drain, or Bulb drain?
A Jackson-Pratt drain, JP drain, or Bulb drain, is a surgical drainage device used to pull excess fluid from the body by constant suction.
how do let air out of a JP DRAIN?
JP DRAIN- SQUEEZE=SUCK... squeeze the bottle to let air out then repalce cap.
A benefit of a venturi mask?
The benefit of a venturi mask- oxygen can be regulated to deliver between 24 and 50%.
What should you remember about Levin tubes?
What is a levin tube?
Levin tube - feedings at room temperature, do not clamp between feedings
-A catheter that is usually introduced through the nose and extends into or through the stomach.
It is used to help prevent accumulation of intestinal liquids and gas during and after intestinal surgery. This tube is often referred to as a nasogastric tube. A variant includes the addition of a sump channel, which helps to reduce gas build-up in the upper gastrointestinal tract.
what should you do if a chest tube is accidently disconnected?
If a chest tube accidently get disconnected, clamp it or place the open end of the tube in a container of sterile water or saline solution
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