Tracheostomy and Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19)
Laryngectomy and Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19)
Articles and Perspectives
Subglottic suctioning can significantly reduce secretions above the cuff to reduce the risk of microaspiration and potential aspiration pneumonia. It can reduce costs and improve patient quality of life.
All healthcare workers and individuals caring for those with tracheostomy should understand methods of preventing and controlling the transmission of infection.