Prepare the Site:
- Clean the selected site with betadine sticks.
- Begin with the selected site and clean outwards in a circular motion.
- Do not come back to the cleansed site.
- Follow the betadine wipe with alcohol sticks and dry the area
with a swab.
- It is absolutely imperative that you follow strict surgical techniques to
accomplish a sterile procedure. Devastating results may occur if pleural contamination
occurs during the procedure.