When to aspirate a patient?
This invasive act may prove necessary when the patient congested is unable to clear his airway by coughing. It should only be resorted to when other methods of bronchial clearance (manual or instrumental) have failed.
Enter the suction probe bronchial into the airways, leaving the vacuum closed. Strive going up the probe. Mismatch the probe after each suction without rinsing it then throwing it in the DASRIA. Throw away the gloves and the probein a bag for waste at risk of infection (DASRIA).
Cleaning / cannula disinfection
- Wash one’s hands.
- Put on non-sterile gloves.
- To clean with an antiseptic soap the outside and the inside by swabbing. …
- Rinse with tap water.
- Immerse 15 min in a 0.5% Alkazyme type solution (pre-disinfectant detergent)
- Change gloves afterwards.
Drink lots of water: Water can help thin phlegm. Use a humidifier or take a hot shower. Rest with your head elevated. Drink hot tea with lemon and honey.
1) Assembly of the systemsuction (standard)
- Rub your hands with the hydro-alcoholic solution.
- Plug the vacuum regulator manometer into the wall vacuum outlet.
- Connect a hosesuction(1) to the regulator with a transparent fitting.
This gesture bypasses the upper respiratory tract (nose and mouth). Air no longer needs to pass through the nose or mouth to reach the lungs. The tracheotomy can be permanent or temporary.
There are no arguments to recommend an optimal catheter length. However, short lengths (between 3 and 5 cm) should be preferred for small diameter arteries (radial, pedal).
Whether peripheral or central, it is used to administer treatments intravenously and to take blood samples. What is a catheter?
The risks. The main risk is the risk of infection, which is why strict aspesia conditions must be observed when inserting the catheter. Once placed, the catheter is closely monitored to detect any sign of infection as soon as possible.
It allows the laying of a peripheral venous line (PVV). It is introduced into a superficial vein of a limb, more rarely the skull of the skull. There are different types of catheter, gauge, length and different flow rate, easily identifiable by color codes to avoid any error.