It refers to a medical treatment in which a small hole is opened directly from the throat to the trachea and a suitable tube is inserted to transport the air generated by the respirator directly to the lungs.
Pump gauge cock open, adjust gauge to its suitable pressure ( adult 120 ~ 150 mmHg, babies and infants 60 ~ 100 mmHg ), prevent it from being over-pressurized, or cause mucous membrane damages.
All patients should drink plenty of water to urinate more than 2000c.c. of urine to prevent urinary tract infection; yet patients being refrained from water drinking are not included in this category.
Medical staff often utilize back tapping techniques and patients’ lying position to clean their phlegm from windpipe and to help lung leaf breath better.
Clean mucus around tracheotomy wound to maintain airway opened.
Bronchiectasis and asthma can be improved.
Acute pancreatitis is a clinical syndrome defined by a discrete episode of abdominal pain and elevations in serum pancreatic enzyme levels.
Massive upper gastrointestinal ( UGI ) bleeding is one of medical emergencies. UGI bleeding usually results from the bleeding lesions of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum. The prognosis of UGI bleeding depends on whether the appropriate treatment can be instituted.
Peptic ulcer disease occurs when stomach acid penetrates the stomach and/or duodenal lining and causes sores or erosions. It is typically caused by an acid resistant bacterium called Helicobacter pylori ( H. pylori ).