Tracheostomy Care

Patient with a history of laryngeal cancer, a permanent tracheostomy, and continuous supplemental oxygen is admitted with pneumonia. Patient is in contact isolation for MRSA in her sputum.

 

Learning Objectives:

Assess a patient with moderate respiratory distress and conduct sterile tracheostomy suctioning while maintaining contact isolation precautions

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Elsevier

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

ENT, Infectious Disease, Internal medicine

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase