Humidification via Compressor Station

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Humidification via Compressor Station

Humidification via Condenser

Purpose

  • To provide humidity to the airway as an artificial airway (tracheostomy) bypasses the body’s natural humidification process.

Applies To

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

Equipment/Supplies

  • Condenser
  • Electrical Outlet
  • Corrugated Tubing
  • Plastic Container/Bottle that holds water and connects to condenser
  • Water Trap
  • Trach Collar and distilled or sterile water for inhalation.