A safe stable airway
Prior and in between passess
Removing the inner cannula and cleaning using universal precaution.
Suctioning the tracheostomy tube before performing tracheostomy care.
Changing the old tracheotomy ties and securing the tube in place.
Replacing the inner cannula and cleaning the site of the stoma.
Removal of oral and nasal secretions.
Encouraging the client to deep breath and cough.
Administer 100% oxygen before suctioning.
Auscultate the lungs.
1/3 of the diameter of the trach.
1 to 2 cm in diameter.
No larger than 1/2 diameter of artificial airway d/t atelectasis risk