As you know that the tube has two major parts the outer cannula and the inner cannula. The outer cannula is fixed and cannot be removed but the inner cannula can be removed for cleaning purposes. The tracheostomy inner cannula tube should be cleaned two to three times per day or more as needed. Take due note that this only applies to reusable inner cannulas. Cleaning is needed more immediately after surgery and when there is a lot of mucus buildup inside.
Here are the steps to perfectly cleaning the inner cannula:
Now you have a cleansed inner cannula!
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