Tracheostomy Suctioning Sterile? - page 4

by aimessue

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I'm a new LPN and I have a question. I had a patient who was new to the facility. The day shift nurse told me that he needed to be suctioned frequently through his trach. After discussing his care, she informed me that they... Read More


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    I know this is a really old thread but I still want to say "You can not do a sterile procedure in a non-sterile environment". What you can do is varying imitations of it though. The room, your clothers, the bed and sheets, his clothes, his roommates... are not sterile. Read your facilities Policy and Procedure manual. The manual contains alot of good info on almost anything you will do in a SNF.
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