Product No. 60230

Chest Drain & Needle Decompression Trainer

£3,270.00 Price does not include taxes or delivery

As used on ATLS V10 courses

The Chest Drain and Needle Decompression trainer meets the specific requirements of healthcare  professionals training in surgical or guidewire-assisted thoracostomy and thoracentesis.

This product allows for a variety of chest drain insertion techniques to be performed including ultrasound-guided techniques and is used in ATLS V10 courses.



  • Reservoirs can be filled with fluid or mock blood to represent pleural effusion
  • Bilateral chest drain and needle decompression pads


  • Can give the impression of breathing under ultrasound when using the advanced pad
  • Needle decompression air reservoirs provide realistic release of air on insertion of needle


  • Suitable for supine, sitting or leaning forwards positions
  • Works with thoracic seals when using the standard pad
  • Affordable replaceable pads


  • Latex free


  • Representation of adult male thorax with arms raised
  • Bony and soft tissue landmarks: manubriosternal joint, clavicles, ribs, pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi
  • Internal ultrasound anatomy: diaphragmatic structures and collapsed lung

Skills Gained

  • Needle decompression of a tension pneumothorax (at both the 2nd and 5th intercostal space)
  • Open, or cut-down chest drain insertion: recognition of correct position, surgical incision, blunt dissection through chest wall, perforation of pleura and finger sweep
  • Suture of tube to chest wall
  • Ultrasound-guided chest drain insertion (Seldinger-type), including insertion of needle under direct vision and ultrasonic recognition of chest structures
  • Management of pleural effusion 
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    Needle Decompression Pads (Pack of 2)

    Product No. 60231

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    Advanced Chest Drain Pads (Pack of 2)

    Product No. 60232

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    Standard Chest Drain Pads (Pack of 2)

    Product No. 60234

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    Chest Drain Ribs (Pack of 12)

    Product No. 60240

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    Chest Drain Rib Frame (Left)

    Product No. 60235

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    Chest Drain Rib Frame (Right)

    Product No. 60237

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    Chest Drain Lung

    Product No. 60238

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    Chest Drain Diaphragm

    Product No. 60239

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  • Torso


  • Carry case

    Carry case

Works With
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    Paracentesis Trainer

    Product No. 60100

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    AirSim Combo X

    Product No. TCCTC91100X

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    AirSim Advance X

    Product No. TCAA91100X

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Physician Associate

NHS National Practitioner Program: Matrix Specification for the Physician Associate (2016). p.68: Breathlessness: Perform chest aspiration and chest drain insertion


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