Tracheostomy Articles and Perspectives

Cuffed versus Cuffless Tracheostomy Tubes

What is a cuffed tracheostomy tube? A cuffed tracheostomy tubes has a balloon-like feature at the distal end of the tube.  There are three main types of cuffs:  low-pressure cuffs, low-volume cuffs and foam-filled cuffs.     What is the purpose of the cuff of the tracheostomy tube? Regardless of the type of cuffed tracheostomy

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Early Mobilization

Early mobilization is an important part of the rehabilitation process for individuals with tracheostomy in order to strengthen the patient and mobilize secretions.

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