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Chest Drain & Needle Decompression Trainer

The Chest Drain and Needle Decompression Trainer has been designed to meet the specific requirements of healthcare professionals training in surgical or guidewire-assisted thoracostomy and thoracentesis. This product allows for a variety of chest drain insertion techniques to be performed including ultrasound-guided techniques.

Skills Gained:

  • Needle decompression of tension pneumothorax
  • Open, or cut-down chest drain insertion: recognition of correct position, surgical incision, blunt dissection through chest wall, perforation of pleura and finger sweep
  • Suture of tube to chest wall
  • Ultrasound-guided chest drain insertion (Seldinger-type), including insertion of needle under direct vision and ultrasonic recognition of chest structures
  • Management of pleural effusion

Product Anatomy:

  • Representation of adult male thorax with arms raised
  • Bony and soft tissue landmarks: manubriosternal joint, clavicles, ribs, pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi
  • Internal ultrasound anatomy: diaphragmatic structures and collapsed lung

Product Qualities:

  • Can give the impression of breathing under ultrasound when using the advanced pad
  • Needle decompression air reservoirs provide realistic release of air on insertion of needle
  • Reservoirs can be filled with fluid or mock blood to represent pleural effusion
  • Bilateral chest drain and needle decompression pads
  • Suitable for supine, sitting or leaning forwards positions
  • Works with thoracic seals when using the standard pad
  • Affordable replaceable pads
  • Latex free

You will receive:

  • 60231 Needle Decompression Pads (x2)
  • 60232 Advanced Chest Drain Pads (x2)
  • 60234 Standard Chest Drain Pads (x2)
  • 60240 Chest Drain Ribs (x12)
  • 60235 Chest Drain Rib frame (Left)
  • 60237 Chest Drain Rib frame (Right)
  • 60238 Chest Drain Lung
  • 60239 Chest Drain Diaphram
  • 1 Torso
  • 1 Carry case