Jackson-Pratt® Round Drains are available in both silicone and PVC per physician preference and feature a radiopaque stripe running the entire length of the drain tubing for x-ray detection.
The Jackson-Pratt® Silicone T-tube Drain is indicated for hysterectomy and cholecystectomy and is soft and pliable.
The Jackson-Pratt® brand Hemaduct® Wound Drain is uniquely designed with a system of multiple ducts (channels) and lumens that are interconnected through a series of internal portals.
These latex drains consist of a flexible rubber tube which is left inside the site of the surgery to help promote drainage of blood, lymph and other fluids to help reduce the risk of infection.
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The Wound Drains Systems in Perioperative Nursing CE course provides a review of the basic principles of wound healing, outlines key wound assessment factors, shares best practices for wound care and introduces the various types of wound drains and drainage systems.