The Heimlich Chest Drain Valve is a specially-designed flutter valve used to replace underwater bottles in chest drainage. Comprised of tubing assembly and sealed transparent housing, the valve establishes a unidirectional flow path for air. This assembly is equipped with tubing connection ends.
The Heimlich valve features a blue end to be connected to the patient catheter, and a transparent end to be connected to a vented drainage bag.
If necessary, the distal, transparent end can be connected to regulated, intermittent sporadic suction that can be used to remove secretions.
The Heimlich Chest Drain Valve is uncomplicated, and easy to use.
The Heimlich Chest Drain Valve is sterile and a single use device.