Chest Drainage

  • Gabriel T. Bosslet
  • Praveen N. Mathur


Physicians charged with the task of caring for the critically ill will inevitably encounter patients who require drainage of the pleural cavity, e.g., those with pneumonia, central lines, and mechanical ventilation. Practitioners caring for these individuals should be comfortable with placement and management of chest tubes


Chest Tube Pleural Fluid Pleural Space Parietal Pleura Tension Pneumothorax 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineIndiana UniversityIndianapolisUSA

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