Today's Daily Dose: Wound management


When is removal of an active drain indicated?

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“Removing pre-existing fluid such as a seroma may require as little as 24 hours. A substantial change in volume and a change to a serosanguineous nature are indications for removal.”

-Giselle Hosgood, BVSc, MS, PhD, FACVSc, DACVS

From Surgery STAT: Using active drains in wound management



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