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Sugapparat och sugflaska, (svensk text)

Suction device
Suction device

The tube is rinsed clean with water
The tube is rinsed clean with water

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Suction device and suction bottle

Suction device, an important assistive device for ventilator users with tracheotomy

Description
The user has two suction devices to suction phlegm out of the airways when needed. One device stands next to the bed, the other is kept on the emergency equipment cart, see associated tip.

Disposable catheters are used for suction. To rinse the tube after use she takes water out of an ordinary bottle.

Paid for by
County Council

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » use of breathing aids, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia without function in arms and hands (C2-4, ASIA A, B).

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