Nursing Care of a Case of Mediastinal Tumor Resection Combined with Postoperative Thoracic Hemorrhage after Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Min Tang (National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital & Shenzhen Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Shenzhen, 518116, China)
Xiaohua Tang (National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital & Shenzhen Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Shenzhen, 518116, China)
Yuqin Cui (National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital & Shenzhen Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Shenzhen, 518116, China)

Article ID: 2473

Abstract


Objective: To summarize the nursing experience of a patient withpostoperative intrathoracic hemorrhage after thoracoscopic-assistedresection of the right upper mediastinal tumor through the original incision.Methods: Summarize the main points of nursing care of postoperativeintrathoracic hemorrhage after thoracoscopic mediastinal surgery, includingobservation and nursing when internal hemorrhage occurs after operation,respiratory management, activity management and pain managementmeasures. Result: After careful care, the patient recovered and dischargedsmoothly. Conclusion: It is particularly important to observe the overallobservation and take timely corresponding nursing measures for patientswith intrathoracic hemorrhage after thoracoscopic mediastinal surgery.

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Mediastinal tumor; Postoperative thoracic hemorrhage; Nursing care

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