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drainage

 [drān´ij]
systematic withdrawal of fluids and discharges from a wound, sore, or cavity.
capillary drainage that effected by strands of hair, surgical gut, spun glass, or other material of small caliber which acts by capillary attraction.
closed drainage airtight or water-tight drainage of a cavity so that air or contaminants cannot enter; for example, drainage of an empyema cavity carried out by means of an intercostal drainage tube passing into an airtight receiving vessel.
open drainage drainage of a cavity through an opening in the chest wall into which one or more drainage tubes are inserted, the opening not being sealed against the entrance of outside air.
percutaneous drainage drainage of an abscess or collection of fluid by means of a catheter inserted through the skin and positioned under the guidance of computed tomography or ultrasonography.
postural drainage see postural drainage.
tidal drainage drainage of the urinary bladder by an apparatus that alternately fills the bladder to a predetermined pressure and empties it by a combination of siphonage and gravity flow.

closed drain·age

drainage of a body cavity via a water- or air-tight vacuum system. Compare: sump drain.

closed drainage

See drainage.
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Closed chest drainage system

closed drain·age

(klōzd drān'ăj)
Drainage of a body cavity through a water- or air-tight system.

drainage

systematic withdrawal of fluids and discharges from a wound, sore or cavity.

drainage angle
capillary drainage
that effected by strands of hair, catgut, spun glass, or other material of small caliber which acts by capillary attraction.
closed drainage
drainage of an empyema cavity carried out with protection against the entrance of outside air into the pleural cavity.
open drainage
drainage of an empyema cavity through an opening in the chest wall into which one or more rubber drainage tubes are inserted, the opening not being sealed against the entrance of outside air.
peritoneal drainage
drainage of the peritoneum; limited by the rapid formation of adhesions and can only be accomplished with lavage or through an open cavity.
suction drainage
a source of continuous or intermittent negative pressure is used to maintain drainage in various sites, particularly negative pressure in the pleural cavity. A syringe and valve, one-way valve, vacuum tube or underwater drain can be used for this purpose.
drainage systems
see drain.
tidal drainage
drainage of the urinary bladder by an apparatus that alternately fills the bladder to a predetermined pressure and empties it by a combination of siphonage and gravity flow.
drainage tubes
see drain.
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The first major advance for preventing CAUTI since the wide-scale adoption of closed drainage 35 years ago is the development of catheters with antiinfective surfaces.
Prevention of catheter-induced urinary-tract infections by sterile closed drainage.
A total of 100 samples collected from these patients 76 includes test group, from General surgery and urology AMCU with more than 3 days of duration of catheter stay were included; remaining 24 includes control group with less than 3 days of duration of catheter stay, with all the patients having closed drainage system and, all in whom, aseptic precautions had been followed before insertion of catheter.
Error in maintaining sterile closed drainage were common and predisposed patients to infection.
5,9) if sterile closed drainage can be maintained extra luminal migration of microorganisms in the peri urethral space becomes a relatively more important pathway of entry into bladder.
Site clearance, cleaning and rehabilitation of closed drainage systems RKB / RB / LFA) in 2016 at the BAB A4ost the turnpike area Weienberg.
It should be worked up a combined open and closed drainage system.
The VA work includes working with open and closed drainage system and waste and water.
Tenders are invited for The improvements will include adding/replacing curb and gutter and sidewalks, upgrading/ reconstruction of the pavement structure, installing a closed drainage system, and replacing/upgrading the existing water and sanitary sewer systems.
Project includes new closed drainage system and pedestrian pathways.