Nasogastric (Ryles) Tubes. NGT tube information | Patient
Tracheostomy tubes with suction above the cuff reduce the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia 1. This is achieved by maintaining the air delivered from a ventilator to a patient's lungs preventing aspiration. A range of sizes are available; including half sizes to ensure your patient has the ideal tube to ensure comfort and functionality. This is important as pooled secretions may lead to patient discomfort and ventilator-associated pneumonia VAP. Please see the Instructions for Use for a complete listing of the indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions. Email this page Print this page. Share this page.
Learn about our expanded patient care options and visitor guidelines. A tracheostomy trach tube is a curved tube that is inserted into a tracheostomy stoma the hole made in the neck and windpipe Trachea. There are different types of tracheostomy tubes that vary in certain features for different purposes.
Professional Reference articles are designed for health professionals to use. You may find one of our health articles more useful. A nasogastric tube is a narrow-bore tube passed into the stomach via the nose. It is used for short- or medium-term nutritional support, and also for aspiration of stomach contents - eg, for decompression of intestinal obstruction.