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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Average Hospital Stay This procedure is done in a hospital setting. The length of stay depends on the type of surgery you are having.

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The flat drains are measured in millimeters, and the round drains are measured in French sizes. The portion of the tube closest to the exit point of the drain from the body should be gripped first, and once the length of the drain is stripped, the end closest to the surgical site should then be drdnaje. Always jackso-npratt the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.

Patients or caretakers can “strip” the drains by taking a damp towel or piece of cloth and bracing the portion of the tubing closest to the body with their fingers, run the cloth down the length of the tube to the drain bulb. Irrigation and injection needles. The drain is also used to evacuate an internal abscess before surgery when an infection already exists. The Jackson-Pratt Drain informally referred to as the “brain drain” was named after its inventors Drs.


If you are having surgery, this JP drain will be inserted at the end of the operation. The drain may be placed: Problems from the procedure are rare, but all procedures have some risk.

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Bandage scissors Iris scissors Mayo scissors Metzenbaum scissors Tenotomy scissors. Learn how to empty and care for the drain at home. The device consists of an internal drain connected to a grenade-shaped bulb via plastic tubing.

The doctor will then close the skin over the drain. A Jackson-Pratt drain or JP drain is rubber tubing that may be placed after surgery. The end of the drain tubing will be placed into the area where fluid has collected.

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This suction will pull the unwanted fluid out of your body. JP drains come in flat and round forms, and these are available in varying sizes. Reasons for Procedure Fluid that collects inside the body can increase the chance of infection or other complications. Avoid bumping the drain. The other end of the tubing will be connected to the squeeze bulb outside of your body. Call Your Doctor Call your doctor if any of these occur: Once you are under anesthesia, your doctor will make an incision in your skin.

General anesthesia —you will be asleep during the procedure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The drain may be placed:.

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Careful attention should be directed to make sure the drains do not clot or become clogged when they are still in use. 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. Ask your doctor about when it is safe to shower, bathe, or soak in water. Your doctor will recommend or prescribe medication to help with the pain.


Surgical staplers Periodontal probe Surgical suture. Do not eat or drink anything for at least 8 hours before surgery.

Select a jzckson-pratt to call. The resulting vacuum creates suction in the drainage tubing, which gradually draws fluid from the surgical site into the bulb. Senn retractor Rib spreader.

Any jackson-prath suction drain system, like the Jackson-Pratt, can become clogged with fibrin or clot. You may be asked to stop taking some medications up to 1 week before the procedure. How Much Will It Hurt? If you have been injured, your doctor may order imaging tests to see the fluid that has collected.

Views Read Edit View history. Images may be taken with: Your doctor may remove the drain when there is less than tablespoons milliliters of fluid per day being drained.

Ask your doctor what problems to watch for and when you should return dreaje a follow-up appointment. Anesthesia General anesthesia —you will be asleep during the procedure. 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.