The patient was instructed to return to the emergency department if: your JP drain breaks or comes out. You have cloudy yellow or brown drainage from your JP drain site, or the drainage smells bad.
SN instructed patient to contact your primary healthcare provider if: you drain less than 30 milliliters ( 2 tablespoons ) in 24 hours. This may mean your drain can be removed. You suddenly stop draining fluid or think your JP drain is blocked. You have a fever higher than 101.5°f ( 38.6°c ). You have increased pain, redness, or swelling around the drain site. You have questions about your JP drain care.