5 Tips for At-Home Tracheostomy Care
A tracheostomy tube supports breathing for those who cannot breathe normally due to an injury to the head or the neck or some issue with the windpipe. The placement of a tracheostomy tube can be short-term or long-term. HPFY understands these concerns, which is why we have listed some tips to help you settle in easily at home.
All About Various Types of Tracheostomy Tubes
Tracheostomy is a surgical procedure performed to create a hole in the front area of the neck into the windpipe. Then a tracheostomy tube is placed in this hole to keep it open for breathing. It provides a passage for breathing when the normal route of breathing gets blocked. A tracheostomy is performed when a health problem requires long-term breathing support from a machine or after a traumatic injury to the face or the neck. Learn all about tracheal tubes at HPFY.
Chest Physiotherapy: What is CPT Treatment?
Chest Physiotherapy, aka chest PT is a procedure which uses gravity and physical manipulation to help release mucus from the smaller airways of the lungs into the larger airways to facilitate mobilization out of the lungs.
WHAT IS AN EMERGENCY TRACHEOSTOMY DECANNULATION?
A decannulation is when the tracheostomy tube is removed from the neck This is a procedure planned by a physician
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!
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
5 Ways To Manage Incontinence After Prostate Surgery
Urinary incontinence after prostate surgery is normal and gradually returns to normal over time. Luckily there are ways to manage incontinence and improve your quality of life until you regain bladder control. LEARN MORE
7 Things To Know About Lumpectomy After Care
Undergoing lumpectomy surgery for cancer treatment can be overwhelming for a woman. But with proper post-surgical care, the road to recovery can be much easier and a lot quicker. Most patients can return to a normal routine within a few weeks. READ MORE
Prolapsed Stoma: What You Should Know
A prolapsed stoma may look scary, but it can usually be fixed at home by following some simple steps. Learn all about a prolapsed stoma at HPFY.
Finding the Best Odor Eliminators for Ostomates
Does the thought of ostomy odor make you anxious, self-conscious, and constantly anxious, especially in public? You don’t have to feel that way any longer. Find the best odor eliminators for ostomates at HPFY.
5 Mistakes To Avoid While Using Adult Diapers
Using adult diapers can be more complicated than you think. To avoid common mistakes, we have all the info you need. LEARN MORE
5 Best Tips and Products To Relieve Spring Allergies
If you're like me, you aren't exactly excited that spring is here. Every year, it's the same thing. The sun sets a little later, the air gets a little warmer, and I get a little congested. Then the watery eyes start, followed by sneezing and coughing, and before you know it, I'm searching for some sort of allergy relief.