Published Dec 23, 2016
Home health trach/vent
heron, ASN, RN
What are yours?
Always look at your patient first
Ask them to cough
Watch the PIP
Suction until SAT's recover
meanmaryjean, DNP, RN
You certainly don't overshare....
Didn't have time...patient was desaturating
Nalon1 RN/EMT-P, BSN, RN
Well get that mucous plug out!
I am a little confused at what you were wanting to know/vent here...?
Been there,done that, ASN, RN
Sounds like it was an issue. Are you familiar with the bag and instill technique?
RNNPICU, BSN, RN
Suction, bag, and/o change trach or if trach has inner cannula, i.e adult trach, change the inner cannula. If mucus plug suspected change that trach. Be sure to follow your agencies protocol and what they told you.
Is anyone else there to help you change that trach?
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