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Veterinarian Technician

Video Tech Tip: Chest Tube Aspiration

    This 30-second video clip illustrates a technician aspirating a chest tube during a procedure. The sterile distal end of the extension set has been placed in a recently emptied saline irrigation bottle. This minimizes the risk for spillage and contamination and efficiently measures the aspirated fluid without use of a graduated cylinder.
    Tip provided by the Surgical Nursing Team at Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, submitted by Liza W Rudolph, LVT