The Redivac Drain is a thin plastic (PVC) tube that is placed in the space (cavity) created when tissue is removed during an operation. The tube is stitched into the space and attached to a plastic measuring bottle outside the body.
You may be discharged from the hospital with a Redivac Drain for drainage of fluids from your operation wound.
The following video will show you how to care for your Redivac Drain at home, as well as how to change to a new Redivac bottle.
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The bottle needs to be changed:
You should seek medical attention if one of the following occurs:
During office hours (Mon to Fri, 8.30am to 5.30pm), please seek medical attention at (as applicable):
After office hours, please contact (as applicable):
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