Drain Management

What Are The Drawbacks Of Having A Jackson-Pratt Drain?

The JP drain is usually removed when less than 30 ml is amassed in 24 hours. Care should however be taken as the JP drain site might get contaminated.

What Is A Surgical Duct?

If a drain tube shows resistance but no motion upon giving it a gentle side-to-side spin and a steady pull, do not carry on and quickly inform the surgeon or treating team, additional drainage advice from Drainage Dorset (drainage-dorset.uk). Supposing you own a Penrose drain, then the embolisms should go into its dressing.