What is Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: 6.0mm Shiley Cuffed (DIC/DCT) Trach Tube

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See also: Tracheostomy

Disposable cannula, low-pressure, cuffed tracheostomy tube provides the convenience of a disposable inner cannula for a wide variety of applications. It has an integral snap-lock connector for quick, safe disposal after single use.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Dosage Patients
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Duration

Currently using Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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2 patient evaluations for Disposable Cuffed Trach Tube (DCT)

Mar 13, 2013 (Started Mar 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Tracoe 301 8 model twist, 6 monthly change, overall Good
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 17, 2010 (Started Aug 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for my survival protect)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: Pic adress: http://www.gerd-nf.de.vu/bilder_icons/fuer_PLM/Tracheo-Flex-Short.jpg http://www.gerd-nf.de.vu/bilder_icons/fuer_PLM/Tracheotomie_08.2007.jpg

  • 0 helpful marks
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