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Going home with your PleurX drain: What you need to know  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to care for a PleurX drain after it is placed. This handout gives only basic information. For more detailed instructions, read the "Instructions for Use" materials that come with the drainage kits, and watch the video.
Author: 4S (Special Procedure Unit)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2014, February 1, 2014
UWMC Availability:  4S (Special Procedure Unit)
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Medical Equipment & Supplies
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Catheterization
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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