1. A canister of wound vac2. A screwdriver3. A wrench4. Pliers5. Tape6. Clean rags7. Soap8. Alcohol9. Towel10. Bucket11. Container to store used liquid12.(optional) a vacuum cleaner13.(optional) a disinfectant14.(optional) a styptic pencil15.(optional) an antibiotic ointment16.(optional) bandages17.(optional) gauze18.(optional) adhesive tape19.(optional) surgical gloves20.(optional) medical tape21.-Wound vac canister-A small container that holds the cleaning solution and is attached to the end of the tube that dispenses the solution.-Screwdriver-A tool with a Phillips head, for unscrewing screws on the canister.-Wrench-A tool with a ratchet head, for tightening screws on the canister.-Pliers-For removing screws and other objects from around the tubes or fittings on the canister.-Tape-To hold parts in place while they are being replaced or repaired.-Clean rags-To clean surfaces before assembly or repair.-Soap-To clean surfaces after assembly or repair.-Alcohol-For cleaning parts and removing residue from repairs.

Where do you dispose of the used canister?

There are a few ways to dispose of the used wound vac canister. You can recycle it if it is made of plastic, metal, or other materials that can be recycled. You can also throw it away in a trashcan. If the canister is made of cloth, paper, or other materials that cannot be recycled, you should wrap it in newspaper and then put it in a garbage bag.

How often does the canister need to be changed?

How to change a wound vac canister is an easy task that most people can do. The frequency of the canister needing to be changed depends on how often the unit is used and how much debris accumulates inside it. For example, if the user changes the filter every week, then the canister needs to be replaced every two weeks. If there is little or no debris accumulation, then the canister may last up to six months without needing to be replaced.

What is the process for changing the canister?

The process for changing the wound vac canister is as follows:

  1. Remove the old canister by unscrewing the three screws on the top of it.
  2. Replace it with a new one by screwing in the three screws on top.
  3. Put the cover back on and screw it in place.
  4. Turn on the vacuum cleaner and test to make sure it works properly.

How do you know when the canister is full?

How to Change a Wound Vac Canister:

When should I change my wound vac canister? The average life expectancy for a wound vac canister is 6 months, but it may last up to 2 years with proper care and maintenance.* When you first get your vacuum cleaner, replace its filter and bag immediately.* After each use, empty out all debris from inside of cannister* every 3 months* or when debris accumulates more than 1/4 inch deep.* When your cannister begins producing strange noises or smells*, it's time for a replacement*. Finally, once every year or two*, clean out all filters and bags inside of cannistner with soap & water before replacing them*. *Wound vac models vary; please consult owner’s manual for specific instructions on how often to change these items.

  1. Remove the canister from the machine.
  2. Unscrew the top of the canister.
  3. Remove the filter and bag (if present).
  4. Replace the filter and bag, if necessary.
  5. Screw the top of the canister back on in reverse order, making sure that it is tight against the body of machine.
  6. Reattach power cord to machine and plug into outlet.
  7. Turn on machine by pressing button on front panel or turning key in back of unit (if applicable).
  8. Place wound vac over wound and turn handle to desired speed (usually high or medium). NOTE: If you are using a hand-held model, hold wand at an angle so that suction is directed towards wound surface; do not touch wand directly to skin!

Can the same dressing be reused after changing the canister?

There is no set rule, but generally it is recommended to change the wound vac canister every three months. If the dressing appears to be in good condition and there are no signs of infection, it may be possible to reuse it after changing the canister. However, if there are any signs of infection or if the dressing has been damaged in any way, then it should be replaced with a new one.

Do you need to apply a new dressing after changing the canister?

Yes, you will need to apply a new dressing after changing the canister.

To change the wound vac canister:

  1. Remove the old canister by unscrewing it from the pump.
  2. Clean and dry the area around the wound.
  3. Insert the new canister into the pump and screw it on until it is tight.
  4. Replace the cover and tighten screws if necessary.

How long does it take to change a canister?

It takes about two minutes to change a wound vac canister. First, remove the old canister by unscrewing the top. Then, screw in the new one by turning it until it is tight. Be sure to wash your hands before and after changing the canister.

Is there anything special that needs to be done before or after changing a canister?

There is no special preparation that needs to be done before or after changing a wound vac canister. However, it is important to make sure the canister is properly cleaned and disinfected before use. After changing the canister, it is also important to ensure that the new one is properly assembled and primed. Finally, it is always best practice to follow the manufacturer's instructions for using the device.

Are there any risks associated with changing a wound vac canister?

There are no risks associated with changing a wound vac canister. However, it is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully to avoid any potential injuries. Additionally, be sure to wear gloves and eye protection when handling the canister.

What should you do if you have trouble changing the canISTER 12.? Who should you contact if you have questions about changing a wound vac CANISTER 13.?

If you have trouble changing the canISTER

If you have questions about changing a wound vac CANISTER

  1. , follow these steps:
  2. Check to see if the cord is plugged in correctly. If it isn't, unplug and plug it back in.
  3. Push down on the top of the canISTER until it pops open.
  4. Remove the old canISTER 12 by pulling up on the bottom lip and then pulling it out of the unit.
  5. Insert the new canISTER 12 by pushing down on the top lip and then sliding it into place.
  6. Replace the bottom lip by pressing down on it until it clicks into place.
  7. Plug in your wound vac CANISTER 13 by reinserting its cord into its outlet and plugging it into your wall socket (or using a power adapter).
  8. Press start to turn your wound vac CANISTER 13 on or off.(If you have an automatic shut-off feature, make sure that it's turned off before continuing.)
  9. , contact our customer service department at 1-800-762-2974 or visit our website for more information: www dot wprod dot com/support/woundvacs/.