Your Jackson-Pratt drain has a soft plastic bulb with a stopper and a flexible tube attached to it (see Figure 1). The drainage end of the tubing (flat white part) is placed into your surgical site through a small opening near your incision. This area is called the insertion site. A suture (stitch.
This information will help you care for your drainage gastrostomy tube (g-tube). For Adult Patients Most of what you eat and drink will drain through the tube into the drainage bag. For example, if you eat red gelatin, the drainage in the bag will be red. Stomach juices will drain .
Ever since flying back in September I have had fluid in my left ear. I have had the ear drained 2 . Is there any advantage in continuing to drain the ear and .
Failure of enteral supplements, dietary counseling, and appetite stimulation frequently leads to a decision about the use of tube feeding. Enteral access must be obtained for tube feeding to begin. Temporary access can be achieved with a nasogastric or nasoenteric feeding tube.
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