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The continuous use of a filter system for 24 hours a day, such as an HME filter cartridge, alleviates symptoms and promotes pulmonary rehabilitation.
The self-adhesive, skin-coloured silicone pads are used to adjust the skin level of an irregular tracheostoma. Their high degree of suppleness ensures good placement on the tracheostoma and may possibly provide an optimised support surface for a base plate.
Various products are also available for the cleaning and care of tracheostomas. These are, for example, special cleaning wipes, which are essential if using fixable base plates with an HME filter cassette, for filtering, warming and humidifying the respiratory air.
After a serious illness and sometimes long-term or even permanent changes in physical integrity such as a tracheostoma, the return to everyday life is often perceived as a particular challenge by those affected and their relatives.
Basically, every patient is at high risk of spontaneously getting into an emergency situation after a tracheostomy. Even an unintentionally inhaled, larger foreign body can cause respiratory distress and cannot be coughed up productively due to reduced or non-existent subglottic pressure. There is a risk of suffocation without immediate endotracheal suction
[Translate to English:] Der Kanülenwechsel ist generell eine belastende Maßnahme für den Patienten, die für ihn nicht nur Stress bedeutet, sondern auch in einer Notfallsituation enden kann.. Entsprechend ist Sorgfalt und geplante professionelle Vorgehensweise absolute Pflicht.
Various factors play a role in the decision to use a tracheostomy tube, whereby the focus should always be on a suitable fitting for the individual. The diagnosis is crucial here
After the loss of the larynx through a laryngectomy, the restoration of voice is the prime focus of rehabilitation. For many years, voice prosthesis care for patients has been successfully established at clinics.
This method employs an electronic device to produce a sound for speaking. The device is held against the cheek, chin or neck, where it generates sound vibrations which are transmitted to the air in the mouth and throat, where they can be used for speaking.