Chest drainage

Gabriel T. Bosslet, Praveen N. Mathur

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBedside Procedures for the Intensivist
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9780387798295
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Bosslet, G. T., & Mathur, P. N. (2010). Chest drainage. In Bedside Procedures for the Intensivist (pp. 287-305). Springer.