Cover image for lecture: Pneumothorax and Chest Drains

Lecture Overview

Join John Serginson on a brief but detailed overview of chest drains and the physiology of pneumothorax. A practical and insightful overview into underwater seal drainage and how to spot a pneumothorax on a chest x-ray. A useful refresher for all health professionals.


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John Serginson

John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his Nurse Practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy, and COPD models of care.




26 Total Rating(s)

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Leonie Macpherson
17 Mar 2019

Great lecture but I felt that it wasnt finished when it stoppede. Would of like some more information on insertion of ICCs

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georgia Smith
12 Mar 2019

Very informative, clear and concise. Great resource to refresh knowledge of management of drains.

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Jenna He
09 Mar 2019

This video provided me with valuable pocket tips.

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Louise vance
01 Mar 2019

very good. Good update on prior knowledge. presenter was excellent

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Luis Manuel De Guzman
25 Feb 2019

Resource speaker is well knowledgable of his topic and keeps the lecture fun.

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Kelsey Tout
25 Feb 2019

Very informative. Easy to understand and speaker is engaging and has a great sense of humor, easy and enjoyable listening.

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Samantha Bradbury
14 Feb 2019

The presenter very informative and engaged and encouraged questioning.

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Rebecca Noble
01 Feb 2019

Well presented and engaging talk.

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Claire Parry
18 Jan 2019

Engaging speaker. Informative.

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Stephen Trimble
15 Jan 2019