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Location: IJ, subclavian, femoral

Uses: 

-fluid resuscitation

-Pulmonary artery catheter

-CVP monitoring

-Surgery with possible rapid blood loss

-Multiple medication lines

 

Complications:

-Pneumothorax

-Massive hemorrhage

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PA cath

Locations: subclavian vein

Uses:

-Critically ill with cardiac instability

-major CV surgery

-Hemodynamic monitoring

 

Complications:

-Pulmonary artery damage/rupture

-Valvular damage

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Location: IJ or subclavian

Uses: long term medication administration

Complications:

-Pneumothorax

-Bleeding

-Infection

4

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Location: IJ or subclavian

Uses:

-Prolonged IV access

-Long term medication administration

 

Complications:
-Dislocation

-Breakage

5

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Location: neck (thyroidectomy surgery) or extremities

 

Allows for free darinage--not used as much as it used to be in surgery

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(inorder):

Bulb Syringe

JP drain

Blake drain (flat and has no holes)

7

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Semi rigid plastic

**Has fenestrated holes for drainage**

 

Used for percutaneous or post-op drainage

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Blake Drain

**Flat with NO holes**

 

Percutaneous or Post-op drainage

9

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Hemovac

 

Post op drainage

10

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Chest Tube

For draining a pneumo/hemo/chylothorax

11

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T-Tube

Drain biliary duct or common bile duct

12

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J-Tube

used for feedings on patients with an upper GI malignancy, and when a G tube is contraindicated

 

**NOT used for drainage**

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Levin

-Flexible, soft rubber or plastuc tube with a single lumen with holes at the tip along the distal side. Typically used for feeding, lavage, or decompression.

**NOT used for suctioning**

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Salem

Clear, firm plastic with two lumens, with one serving as an air vent. Has a blud pigtail.

 

Used for suction