How to perform a tracheostomy dressing and inner cannula change.

  • Nicola Credland
  • Published 2016 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…


RATIONALE AND KEY POINTS: Proactive tracheostomy management increases patient safety and reduces adverse events. ▶ A cleaning regimen performed every four hours reduces the risk of a blocked tracheostomy cannula, complete tube occlusion and respiratory arrest. ▶ Sterile tracheostomy dressings allow secretions from the stoma to be absorbed and prevent… (More)
DOI: 10.7748/ns.30.30.34.s44