cleaning trach's in ltc

  1. Any infectious disease nurses know how often you should clean a trach in ltc? Right know we are cleaning them every shift.
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  3. by   suzanne4
    At least every shift, where the patient is doesn't make a difference, same schedule if they are at home. They get built up with secretions on the inside You may find that some of your patients need it even more often.