Nursing care to patients with thoracic drain air in the pleural cavity – Sistematic Literature Review

flaviane ferreira de oliveira, isabel cf da cruz


The present study deals with a systematic literature review for scientific databases accomplished through critical analysis of articles in the period 2006 to 2010, aims to analyze the effectiveness of nursing care with a chest tube in the patient with air in pleural cavity, searching for the best nursing practices to the customer unit of high complexity.


intensive care unit, chest tube, pneumothórax, nursing care


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