Tracheal tube

What is Tracheal tube?

A tracheal tube is a catheter that is inserted into the trachea for the primary purpose of establishing and maintaining a patent airway and to ensure the adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Many different types of tracheal tubes are available, suited for different specific applications

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I visited my brother in ICU after he was admitted having sustained serious injuries in a motor car accident.
My brother is a big man 40 years of...

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Brief Answer:
Could be due to hypoxic encephalopathic changes of the brain

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for using HCM

Can understand your concern...

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My husband has gotten an all clear to remove his trach after chemo radiation treatment. The swelling has gone down. They are are going to do this...

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Thanks for the query.

Tracheostomy is a life saving procedure to protects the airway. However it should be removed as soon as the patient is...

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ok. I think I have a collapsed lung and im really scared but what im most afraid of is the chest tube I dont want...

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Have you got diagnosed of the condition. I suggest you get an Xray and if needed a CT scan to diagnose the condition first....

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