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Delivering high-quality, reliable products has allowed the Cardinal Health Jackson-Pratt® brand to become a trusted solution worldwide. Los drenajes más comunes utilizados para las heridas son Hemovac,. Jackson Pratt (JP) y Blake. El drenaje tiene un recipiente flexible conectado a un tubo. A Jackson-Pratt drain (or JP drain) is rubber tubing that may be placed after surgery. It may also be used with infections or injury that can cause a build up of fluid.

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The doctor will remove the stopper from the bulb, squeeze it to create suction inside the drain system, and replace the stopper. You may be able to go home the same day if the surgery is minor.

If you are having surgery, this JP drain will be inserted at the end of the operation. This results in loss of drain patency and thus fluid, blood or infected material can build up in the wound resulting in a wound hematoma and or abscess. Anesthesia General anesthesia —you will be asleep during the procedure.

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It may also be used with infections or injury that fe cause a build up of fluid. The drain is also used to evacuate an internal abscess before surgery when an infection already exists.

After surgery if large amounts of drainage are expected To drain fluids from an abscess or other infected areas To drain fluids from injury associated with fluid build up. Ask your doctor about when it is safe to shower, bathe, or soak in water.


You may be asked to stop taking some medications up to 1 week before the procedure. General anesthesia —you will be asleep during the procedure.

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It is best to empty drains before they are more than half full to avoid the discomfort of the jacksoj-pratt of the drain pulling on the internal tubing. Each time fluid is removed, the patient, caregiver or healthcare provider squeezes the air out of the bulb and replaces the plug before releasing the bulb. You are unsure of how to care for your drain Drainage is greenish in color or has a bad odor Significant bleeding from the drain Pain at the incision Other signs of infection, including fever or chills End of the tube comes out of the incision If you think you have an emergency, call for emergency medical services right away.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How Long Will It Take? Description of the Procedure Once you are under anesthesia, your doctor will make an incision in your skin. Bandage scissors Iris scissors Mayo scissors Metzenbaum scissors Tenotomy scissors.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jackson-Pratt drains. Average Hospital Stay This procedure is done in a hospital setting. Surgical staplers Periodontal probe Surgical suture. Retrieved from ” https: The flexible bulb has a plug that can be opened to pour off collected fluid. Your doctor will review potential problems, like:. Ask your doctor what problems to watch for and when you should return for a follow-up appointment.


This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The Jackson-Pratt Jackso-npratt informally referred to as the “brain drain” was named after its inventors Drs. The doctor will then close the skin over the drain.

The drain may be placed:. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. First publications mentioning this device appeared in – Articles with incomplete citations from February All articles with incomplete citations Commons category link is locally defined. Your doctor will review potential problems, like: The drenxje of stay depends on the type of surgery you are having.

The JP drain allows fluids to move out of the body. Reasons for Procedure Fluid that collects inside the body can increase the chance of infection or other complications. Ask your doctor if you can walk around with the JP drain.

The end of the drain tubing will be placed into the area where fluid has collected. Your doctor may remove the drain when there is less than tablespoons milliliters of fluid per day being drained. Call Your Doctor Call your jackson-pratf if any of these occur: Images may be taken with: The resulting vacuum creates suction in the drainage tubing, which gradually draws fluid from the surgical site into the bulb.