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Tracheostomy Category

Why Do Some People Need To Have A Tracheostomy?

A tracheostomy is usually done to bypass an obstructed upper airway or to clean and remove secretions from the airway or to more easily, and more safely, deliver oxygen to the lungs. Learn more about it @ HPFY

Suctioning Your Tracheostomy Tube

Suctioning is considered a sterile procedure and should be performed with this in mind. We ask that you try to be as clean as possible when suctioning an airway. Learn More About Tracheostomy Suctioning @HPFY

Monthly Tracheostomy Supplies Needed

Tracheostomy supplies need to be replenished monthly in order to maintain cleanliness and functionality. Buy Top Tracheostomy Supplies on Sale @ HPFY. Shop Now!

What Is Decannulation?

The term “decannulation” refers to the removal of the tracheostomy tube from the neck and the stoma is allowed to close up and heal. Learn More @ HPFY

Humidification to Tracheostomy via HME (Heat/Moisture Exchanger)

When you exhale through the Heat/Moisture Exchanger, it captures your exhaled heat and moisture and on your next breath, it delivers that back to your airway. Learn More @HPFY

Humidification to Trach Via Large Volume Nebulizer Or Jet Neb

When someone has a tracheostomy, their nose is bypassed and they are breathing via their tracheostomy. Thus depriving our lungs of our natural way to heat, humidify and filter the air we breathe.The large volume nebulizer provides this humidification. Learn More @HPFY

Tracheostomy: Providing the Supplemental Oxygen via Tracheostomy

Some patients need supplemental oxygen via their Tracheostomy tube. This will add a few more pieces to the set up. Learn all about Oxygen And Tracheostomy @HPFY

Speaking Valves For Tracheostomy Tubes

Speaking Valves is a small device that attaches to your patient’s tracheostomy tube. It allows your patient to make sounds and use speech. Learn More @ HPFY

Cleaning Your Tracheostomy Tube Inner Cannula

When cleaning your tracheostomy, it's important to be well prepared with the right supplies in case of an emergency. At HPFY we offer a wide range of tracheostomy supplies. Shop Now!

Ostomy Care: Stoma Care Instructions

Try to keep the stoma area dry, do not put anything on the stoma without checking with your healthcare provider.If you are experiencing any on-going pain at the surgical site, or if something seems different in your stoma’s appearance, you should contact your healthcare provider.

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8 Best Cleansing Wipes for 2022

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Pelvic Floor Exercises for Everyone!

As we age, urine leakage can become more prevalent. Sneezing, laughing, and coughing can cause a small amount of urine to leak. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a proactive way to avoid this problem? Pelvic floor exercises are the answer. Let's explore what our pelvic floor is, and what you can do to ensure it is strong and resilient.

Type I vs Type II Diabetes: What is the Difference?

Type I and Type II diabetes are related to how our body either doesn’t produce insulin or can’t absorb it in our cells. That’s the main difference between the two and both types of diabetes can lead to complications that can be life-threatening if left untreated for an extended period of time.

All That You Need to Know About External Catheters for Men

External Catheter for men is less likely to cause CAUTI and catheter-associated urinary tract infections, and they are more comfortable and available to be used at home by the patient. Male external catheters are easy to use and cause fewer movement restrictions than indwelling or intermittent catheters. And mostly, they are non-invasive.

Your Guide For Choosing A Urinary Catheter

There is a lot more that goes into choosing a urinary catheter than many realize. While size is the most considered feature, there are many more aspects and benefits that you should be aware of when choosing a catheter. Overall, intermittent catheters are for urinary retention, while indwelling catheters and external catheters are used for urinary incontinence.

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