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.




17 Total Rating(s)

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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


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Sacha Hughes
13 Jan 2019

Reinforced current knowledge. The slides were up very quick but I was able to pause the video. Good basic knowledge

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Felix Haywood
10 Jan 2019

Very helpful source of information.

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Zhimin Zhang
08 Jan 2019

good share of clinical management of UWSD.

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Virginia Dixon
17 Dec 2018

Great resource and I love this presenter!

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Julia Brunner
01 Dec 2018

It was good to see the Atrium underwater device up close and to have it explained

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Edgardo boncales
16 Nov 2018