Suction device and suction bottle

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

Suction device

Suction device

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.

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County Council

The tube is rinsed with water by holding it in a water bottle

The tube is rinsed clean with water

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Author: Nina

Nina bor i en lägenhet. Hon arbetar deltid. Hon skadade sig 1996 och har en hög tetraplegi (C4) och är i behov av ventilator. Hon har dubbel assistans dygnet runt.

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