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Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at homeJJackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at homeJackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at homeEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ChestNANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-09T05:00:00ZCarrie Morgan, RN, MN;Grace Nugent, RN, MN5.0000000000000081.0000000000000737.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Your child may have been outfitted with a Jackson Pratt (JP) drain during their surgery. With this information, you can properly care for a JP drain at home. </p><h2>What is a Jackson Pratt drain?</h2><p>The Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain) is a special tube that prevents blood and fluid from collecting inside the body near the area of your child's surgery. There are two main parts to a JP drain:</p><ul><li>a hollow tube</li><li>a collection bulb</li></ul><p>One end of the tube is placed in your child's chest during their surgery. A collection bulb is attached to the other end of the tube outside the body. Fluid from the incision travels down the tube and collects in the bulb.</p> <figure class="asset-c-80"> <span class="asset-image-title">The Jackson Pratt drain</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Jackson_pratt_drain_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The Jackson Pratt drain prevents blood and fluid from collecting inside the body near the area of your child’s surgery.  It always needs to be secured so the tube does not fall out.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Empty the bulb twice a day at 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.</li> <li>Record the amount of fluid collected in the bulb.</li> <li>If the tube comes out at home and your child has problems breathing, call 911 right away or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li> <li>If the bulb falls off at home, clamp it and tape gauze to the end to keep it clean. Call your child's health-care provider right away.</li> </ul><h2>Call your child's health-care provider if you notice any of the following:</h2> <ul> <li>bad-smelling or cloudy drainage</li> <li>large increase in amount of drainage</li> <li>drain looks plugged or suddenly stops draining</li> <li>swelling of your child's hands, feet or face</li> <li>your child's temperature is above 38°C (100.4°F)</li> <li>a change in colour of your child's skin or lips</li> <li>your child sounds congested or has a wet cough</li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>Call the 4D Charge Nurse at 416-813-6901 before 9:00 a.m. every day with drainage amounts from the day before.</p> <p>A clinic nurse will change your child's dressing once a week when your child comes to the Cardiac Clinic. You will not need to change or remove the dressing while at home. If the dressing becomes wet, loose or falls off, call the 4D Charge Nurse. </p> <p>If the tube comes out or disconnects at home and your child has problems breathing, call 911 right away or go to the nearest Emergency Department. If your child is OK, call the 4D Charge Nurse.</p><p>Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health (07/08): <a href="https://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/pepubs/jp.pdf">http://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/pepubs/jp.pdf</a></p>
Drain Jackson-Pratt : Soins à domicileDDrain Jackson-Pratt : Soins à domicileJackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at homeFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ChestNANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-09T05:00:00ZCarrie Morgan, RN, MN;Grace Nugent, RN, MN5.0000000000000081.0000000000000737.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Votre enfant pourrait s’être fait installer un drain de JP durant sa chirurgie. Avec ces renseignements, vous pourrez bien prendre soin d’un drain de JP à domicile.</p><h2>Qu’est-ce qu’un drain Jackson-Pratt?</h2><p>Le drain Jackson-Pratt (drain JP) est un tube spécial qui empêche le sang et le liquide de s’accumuler à l’intérieur du corps près de la région où votre enfant a subi une opération de chirurgie. Le drain JP est composé des deux parties principales suivantes :</p><ul><li>un tube creux;</li><li>un bulbe collecteur.</li></ul><p>Un bout du tube est placé dans la poitrine de votre enfant pendant sa chirurgie. Un bulbe collecteur est rattaché à l’autre bout du tube à l’extérieur du corps. Le liquide provenant de l’incision s'écoule dans le tube et s’accumule dans le bulbe.</p> <figure class="asset-c-80"> <span class="asset-image-title">Drain de Jackson Pratt</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Jackson_pratt_drain_MED_ILL_FR.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Le drain de Jackson Pratt empêche le sang et les liquides de s'accumuler à l'intérieur du corps près de la région de la chirurgie de votre enfant. Il faut toujours le sécuriser afin que le tube ne tombe pas.</figcaption> </figure><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Videz le bulbe deux fois par jour, à 9 h et à 21 h.</li> <li>Notez la quantité de liquide accumulé dans le bulbe.</li> <li>Si le tube s’enlève à la maison et si votre enfant a de la difficulté à respirer, composez immédiatement le 9 1-1 ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus proche.</li> <li>Si le bulbe tombe à la maison, attachez-le avec un clamp et fixez de la gaze avec du pansement adhésif au bout du tube pour le garder propre. Appelez immédiatement le fournisseur de soins de santé de votre enfant.</li> </ul><h2>Appelez le fournisseur de soins de santé de votre enfant si vous remarquez l’un des signes qui suivent :</h2> <ul> <li>mauvaise odeur ou drainage laiteux;</li> <li>augmentation importante de la quantité de liquide drainé;</li> <li>drain en apparence bloqué ou soudainement arrêté;</li> <li>Votre enfant a les mains, les pieds ou le visage enflés;</li> <li>la température de votre enfant dépasse 38 °C (100,4 °F);</li> <li>changement de couleur de la peau ou des lèvres;</li> <li>sons de congestion ou toux grasse.</li> </ul><h2>À l'hôpital SickKids</h2><p>Appelez l’infirmier responsable du 4D au 416-813-6901 avant 9 h chaque jour pour lui indiquer les quantités de drainage du jour précédent.</p><p>Un infirmier clinique remplacera le pansement de votre enfant une fois par semaine quand votre enfant se présentera à la clinique de soins cardiaques. Vous n’aurez pas à remplacer ou à enlever le pansement à la maison. Si le pansement était mouillé, s'il s'enlève facilement ou s'il tombe, appelez l'infirmier responsable du 4D. </p><p>Si le tube s’enlève ou se détache à la maison et si votre enfant a de la difficulté à respirer, composez immédiatement le 9 1-1 ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus proche. Si votre enfant se porte bien, appelez l'infirmier responsable du 4D.</p><p>Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health (07/08): <a href="https://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/pepubs/jp.pdf">http://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/pepubs/jp.pdf</a></p>

 

 

Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at home1247.00000000000Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at homeJackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at homeJEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ChestNANon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-12-09T05:00:00ZCarrie Morgan, RN, MN;Grace Nugent, RN, MN5.0000000000000081.0000000000000737.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Your child may have been outfitted with a Jackson Pratt (JP) drain during their surgery. With this information, you can properly care for a JP drain at home. </p><h2>What is a Jackson Pratt drain?</h2><p>The Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain) is a special tube that prevents blood and fluid from collecting inside the body near the area of your child's surgery. There are two main parts to a JP drain:</p><ul><li>a hollow tube</li><li>a collection bulb</li></ul><p>One end of the tube is placed in your child's chest during their surgery. A collection bulb is attached to the other end of the tube outside the body. Fluid from the incision travels down the tube and collects in the bulb.</p> <figure class="asset-c-80"> <span class="asset-image-title">The Jackson Pratt drain</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Jackson_pratt_drain_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The Jackson Pratt drain prevents blood and fluid from collecting inside the body near the area of your child’s surgery.  It always needs to be secured so the tube does not fall out.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Empty the bulb twice a day at 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.</li> <li>Record the amount of fluid collected in the bulb.</li> <li>If the tube comes out at home and your child has problems breathing, call 911 right away or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li> <li>If the bulb falls off at home, clamp it and tape gauze to the end to keep it clean. Call your child's health-care provider right away.</li> </ul><h2>Caring for the JP drain at home</h2> <p>Before your child goes home from the hospital, a nurse will show you how to:</p> <ul> <li>empty the bulb</li> <li>record the amount of fluid collected</li> </ul> <p>You will need to empty the bulb twice a day, at 9:00 a.m. and at 9:00 p.m.</p> <h3>Supplies you will need</h3> <p>Your child's nurse will send you home with the these supplies so you can empty the bulb on your own:</p> <ul> <li>sterile gauze</li> <li>tape</li> <li>Vaseline</li> <li>50 mL syringes</li> <li>alcohol wipes</li> <li>large bandage</li> <li>plastic clamp</li> <li>measuring container</li> <li>extra hypafix (bandages)</li> <li>record sheet </li> </ul> <h3>Emptying the Jackson Pratt drain</h3> <p>You will need to empty the JP drain and measure the fluid twice a day. If the bulb is filling up fast, you may need to empty it more than twice a day. Follow these steps to empty the drain: </p> <ol> <li>Wash your hands with soap and water.</li> <li>Unclip the bulb from your child's clothing.</li> <li>Open the bulb port.</li> <li>Clean the bulb port with an alcohol wipe.</li> <li>Use a syringe to take the fluid out of the bulb. Put the fluid into the measuring container.</li> <li>Close the bulb port.</li> <li>Measure the fluid.</li> <li>Empty the fluid into the toilet.</li> <li>Clip the bulb onto your child's clothing again.</li> <li>Wash your hands with soap and water.</li> <li>Write the drainage amount on the record sheet.</li> </ol> <h3>Dressing care</h3> <p>You will not need to change or remove the dressing at home. If the dressing becomes wet, loose or falls off, call your child's health-care provider. </p> <h3>What to do if the tube comes out or disconnects at home</h3> <ul> <li>If the tube accidentally comes out, put Vaseline on the wound and cover it with a Band-Aid.</li> <li>If the bulb falls off, clamp the tube using a plastic clamp. Tape gauze to the end of the tube to keep it clean. Then call your child's health-care provider.</li> <li>If your child has problems breathing, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li> </ul><h2>Call your child's health-care provider if you notice any of the following:</h2> <ul> <li>bad-smelling or cloudy drainage</li> <li>large increase in amount of drainage</li> <li>drain looks plugged or suddenly stops draining</li> <li>swelling of your child's hands, feet or face</li> <li>your child's temperature is above 38°C (100.4°F)</li> <li>a change in colour of your child's skin or lips</li> <li>your child sounds congested or has a wet cough</li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>Call the 4D Charge Nurse at 416-813-6901 before 9:00 a.m. every day with drainage amounts from the day before.</p> <p>A clinic nurse will change your child's dressing once a week when your child comes to the Cardiac Clinic. You will not need to change or remove the dressing while at home. If the dressing becomes wet, loose or falls off, call the 4D Charge Nurse. </p> <p>If the tube comes out or disconnects at home and your child has problems breathing, call 911 right away or go to the nearest Emergency Department. If your child is OK, call the 4D Charge Nurse.</p><p>Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health (07/08): <a href="https://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/pepubs/jp.pdf">http://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/pepubs/jp.pdf</a></p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Jackson_pratt_drain_MED_ILL_EN.jpgJackson Pratt drain (JP drain): Care at home

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