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1
Q

What device is used for what a patient coughs up their trach?

A

obturator

2
Q

What is the plate part of the trach called?

A

Flange

3
Q

What type of trach is white and has the cuff around the outer cannula?

A

Shiley

4
Q

What type of inner cannula does a shiley have?

A

A disposable one

5
Q

What type of inner cannula does a jackson have?

A

A reusable one

6
Q

What does the jackson trach look like?

A

It’s metal and does not have a cuff

7
Q

Both trach types use a…

A

obturator

8
Q

During trach care which type of trach do you use the scrub brush to clean the inner cannula?

A

jackson

9
Q

When a patient is fresh out of surgery, which type of trach will they likely have?

A

shiley

10
Q

What should be at the bed side at all times for a patient with a tracheostomy?

A

obturator

11
Q

What do you do first if a patient coughs up their trach?

A

Remove inner cannula and insert obturator into the outer cannula,

12
Q

After you extend the neck, open the tissue and insert the outer cannula, then what do you do?

A

Remove obturator immediately

13
Q

After removing the obturator, what should you do next?

A

Check bilateral breath sounds and secure trach

14
Q

What is the purpose of the obturator?

A

It is pointy so that it aids reinsertion of the outer cannula