Tracheotomy Teaching 2037

SN instructed patient about tracheotomy care dressing changes promote skin integrity and help prevent infection at the stoma site and
 in the respiratory system. The patient should be instructed at least once per shift, apply a new dressing to the stoma site to absorb secretions and insulate the skin
. After applying a skin barrier, apply either a split - drain or a foam dressing. Change a wet dressing immediately.