bronchial toilet

bronchial toilet

special care that is given to patients with tracheostomies and respiratory disorders, including stimulation of coughing, deep breathing, and suctioning of the respiratory tract with a tracheobronchial aspiration pump.
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A period of observation with measures to improve bronchial toilet is warranted initially.
In milder disease, it is not unreasonable to try a 3-month period of observation focusing on bronchial toilet before specific antimicrobial therapy is begun.