suction catheter

suc·tion cath·e·ter

(sŭk'shŭn kath'ĕ-tĕr)
A catheter used to remove mucus and other secretions from the upper airway, trachea, and main bronchi.
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The first instrument you reach for is a 14-French suction catheter.
Suction catheter (size 18 F or above) was positioned in between the two layers of foam.
Also, NRP guidelines do recommend clearing the airways with a bulb syringe or suction catheter if airway obstruction is evident or positive-pressure ventilation is required.
A separate quasiexperimental study with 30 subjects reported that insertion of the suction catheter and tracheal stimulation, independent of suctioning, increased ICP values by an average of 2 mmHg (Brucia & Rudy, 1996).
That day a PCICU nurse, Janice Migniuolo, inspected the ETT, advanced a suction catheter down it, and to keep the ETT from becoming obstructed with mucous and interfering with ventilation.
Towel clips as the name suggests can be used to secure drapes around the operative site or to secure items such as a diathermy quiver or suction catheter to drapes.
This includes the use of hyperoxygenation, hyperinflation, an adaptor in the ventilator circuit, open versus closed suctioning systems, subglottic suctioning, minimally invasive suctioning, saline instillation, medications administered during suctioning, infection control issues, suctioning during different ventilator modes and varied suction catheter sizes.
We report the use of a suction catheter to assist in the emergency airway management of a patient with airway obstruction due to severe tracheal stenosis.
In addition the grips are colour coded to match suction catheter size colour coding thus enabling clinicians to easily identify the required suction catheter.
Pliable suction catheter that helps remove oral secretions
Contract notice: Open suction catheter, Suction and oxygen tubing