CLINICAL NURSE REVIEW:
PLEUR-EVAC S-1100 SERIES PRODUCT TRAINING

Please read the information below and follow the instructions as described.






1. The Pleur-evac® Chest Drainage System:

a. Evacuates air and fluid, if any, from mediastinum or chest cavity
b. Prevents air/fluid from re-entering the thoracic cavity
c. Helps to reestablish normal negative intra-thoracic pressure
d. Facilitates lung re-expansion
e. All of the above

2. The Pleur-evac® S-1100 System consists of three interrelated chambers—suction, seal, and collection. Suction can be wet or dry, but only wet seal models are available.

True
False

3. Pleur-evac® Dry Suction (A-6000 or S-1100 series) is controlled by a dial that clicks in place.

True
False

4. Dry suction models can be adjusted from gravity (0) to 40 cm.

True
False

5. The visual indication that dry suction is being imposed at the prescribed level is:

a. Orange Float is in the window near suction dial
b. As long as suction is turned on, the suction value will be imposed

6. The Pleur-evac® Air Leak Meter is a on a scale of:

a. 1 (low) to 5 (high)
b. 5 (low) to 1 (high)
c. 1 (low) to 7 (high)
d. 7 (low) to 1 (high)

7. The Pleur-evac® Auto-transfusion Bag (S-100-08LF) is calibrated for 20 cm of suction.

True
False

8. Needleless sample ports are NOT available on Pleur-evac ® units.

True
False

9. The benefit of a one-way valve is to protect the patient from atmospheric air entry with or without suction turned on, with or without fluid, and in any position.

True
False

10. The MINI SAHARA® Model, with a 500cc collection chamber, has variable suction, air leak meter, one way valve, collection chamber, ATS connectors and can be used as the primary drain where minimal volume loss is projected, or as a replacement unit for the original Pleur-evac® System.

True
False

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