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Nephrostomy Tube Care

tutorial oveview This program explains how to care for a nephrostomy tube. The program includes the following sections: what is the anatomy of the urinary system, what does proper handwashing involve, how should you prepare to change the dressing or drainage bag, how should you care for the nephrostomy tube, how should you change the dressing, how should you empty a drainage or leg bag, how do you put on a leg bag, how do you connect the nephrostomy tube from the leg bag to the large drainage bag at night, how do you prevent an infection, how much fluid should you drink and when should you call your health care provider.

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