Monday, August 16, 2010

Video Tutorial: How to empty Mastectomy Drain Bottles after Breast Cancer Surgery

After having a double mastectomy & 10 lymph nodes removed, 3 drain bottles (Jackson/Pratt) got hooked up to my 3 incision areas to drain off blood and pus. Once sent home from the hospital, I had to empty these drains every few hours. Here’s how it works.

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