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Pigtail Chest Tube Insertion

Pigtail Chest Tube Insertion - Clinical Hub, Nursing Hub

Focus

Item

CS Number

14 Fr Pigtail (Can also type in “pigtail” in CS search bar)

7776076

Connecting Tube Ureteral:  this is what connects to the pigtail and allows you to connect it to the chest tube

2200257

Chest Drainage System

On Trauma carts or in ED Southside CS Room

Typical insertion set up (sterile towels, gloves, gowns, ChloraPrep, lidocaine)

 

(Possibly) a 3-way stock

 

# 11 sterile disposable scalpel

4006510

1 or 2-0 Prolene sutures

 

Dressing supples (some like a 2x2 with a Tegaderm otherwise just do the split gauze followed by 4x4’s and Medipore tape to secure)

Medipore Tape

(1” size: 4001506; 2”size 4012582)