Your patient has developed a tension pneumothorax. The physician has told you to urgently gather the necessary supplies. What will you need to obtain?

 

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- Chest tube insertion kit

- Sequential compression devices

- Central line dressing change kit

- Primary IV tubing, pump, and Diltiazem

Rationale

A tension pneumothorax will require emergent chest tube insertion, and therefore gathering a chest tube insertion kit would be the most important supply to quickly obtain.

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