NCLEX RN Practice Question # 829

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 829.


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Chest tube.

A tube that returns negative pressure to the intrapleural space; used to remove abnormal accumulations of air and fluid from the pleural space.

Endotracheal tube:

Tube used to maintain a patent airway; indicated when a client needs mechanical ventilation.


An opening made surgically directly into the trachea to establish an airway. A tracheostomy tube is inserted into the opening and the tube attaches to the mechanical ventilator or another type of oxygen delivery device.

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