Apnea monitors detect the cessation of breathing in both infants and adults who are at risk for respiratory failure. Apnea monitors are composed of a set of sensors that obtain information or different psychological parameters and then pass this information to a micro-computer system for analysis in order to determine if apnea is occurring.
A nebulizer is an electric or battery-powered machine used to provide quick relief from respiratory illness by delivering medication to the lungs in the form of a mist.
Suction machines remove unwanted substances from a person’s airway. A portable suction unit is used to prevent pulmonary aspiration and to help facilitate breathing.
A tracheostomy is an opening through the neck into the trachea that opens the airways and aids breathing. Individuals with a tracheostomy need daily care for the stoma in order to prevent buildup which may cause irritation or infection. Baker Healthcare can provide you with all your tracheostomy care needs.