What is Respiratory humidifier (for trach/vent)?

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A respiratory humidifier is used to warm and humidify gases delivered to patients requiring mechanical ventilation, positive pressure breathing assistance and other medical gases.

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1 patient evaluation for Respiratory humidifier (for trach/vent)

Aug 17, 2010 (Started Sep 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dryness of trachea and lungs; avoid infections)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily
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