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Chest Tube is in and.....wow by Heather Heywood Patient Expert .   For those that don't know about the world of chest tubes, that is A LOT of fluid to drain out over a few hours, let... Wendy again - Asher was heavily sedated last night and a chest tube was placed.   Heather...
Trick of the Trade: Seldinger chest tube technique using bougie by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor tubes can sometimes be challenge, especially for those with extra redundant tissue to tunnel through before reaching the intrathoracic cavity. You want to avoid placing the chest tube mistakenly in the subcutaneous...
Getting Better, Then a Setback by Julie S. Patient Expert Finally, the bulky dressing was cut off of my bald head and the drain tube and the sack were both removed. In its place I was given a soft little skull cap like the one I has been given with the first...
Drain Bulbs by Sandi W. Patient Expert At the hospital, I thought it would be impossible to learn to "strip" the drains and empty the bulbs. This is what the contraptions are, as far as I can tell: Two thin plastic tubes are attached...
Another Lumbar Drain to be done on Stow by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook may be used too to keep the drain secure. The tube is then attached to a collecting “bag,” so that fluid drained can be assessed... to his lungs. They stopped the blood thinner because he will also be getting another lumbar drain tonight or...
Tummy Tuck Drains by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven . The drains are the tubes leading to the larger bulbs at the patient’s sides. The thin tube is the pain pump... A major source of pre-operative dismay with tummy tuck patients is the issue of drains...
Circling the Drain by Al O. Patient Expert me to a terrific general surgeon. The plan was to admit me that day, and then stick a needle in my back and drain the fluid. They managed to drain 1.5 qts of fluid during this memorable experience. This, while helping...
Tubes are in! by Raising Joey Patient Expert Opps, I never posted an update after Joey’s tube surgery on Friday. The procedure itself went very, very well. The ENT was finally able to get tubes into Joey’s ears. Both ears had fluid in them and the left...
Tummy Tube by Josh Patient Expert by Anne on May 16, 2010 in Workout Tummy Tube... when using a reputable surgeon. You will of course be bandaged and there should also be drainage tubes at the incision...
In the Tube... by Olivia Hernandez Patient Expert around the tiny tube which suddenly seemed infinitely smaller then when I had first entered. I knew... that would explain the creepy heavy feeling that has worsened throughout my entire left side. I'm drained today...

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