John Serginson
30 April 2018

Pneumothorax and Chest Drains

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.


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.


17 Aug 2018
Good teaching
08 Aug 2018
Very well presented
06 Aug 2018
It was good to learn about what dry suction means. I thought it meant no water was to be injected. It was also helpful going through ways to troubleshoot issues with chest drains
05 Aug 2018
Great lecture - very informative but love the lightheartedness during the lecture.
30 Jul 2018
Good overview of the drains
25 Jul 2018
Very informative

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