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Caring for your closed bulb drain: For a Jackson-Pratt (JP) or Blake drain  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to care for a drain at home after surgery. Drain care instructions for a Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain) and a Blake drain are included.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2004, May 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Orthopedics/6SE; Otolaryngology/4NE; Special Procedure Unit/4S; General Surgery/4NE; 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg); 4S (Special Procedure Unit); 6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology)
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Postoperative Teaching; Postoperative Care; Medical Equipment and Supplies
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Tagalog; Vietnamese
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3167

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