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Care of Your Tracheostomy

Care of Your Tracheostomy

Postoperatively, tracheostomized (or laryngectomized) patients must wear a tracheostomy tube or a stoma button. While making it easier for the patient to breathe you will also need to take care of your trach tube, your stoma, and the skin around the stoma.

You should be taught this in the hospital, and, as well, the following links will provide you with useful information and practical advice and help you to better deal with everyday situations concerning the right equipment and the right care of tracheostomy tubes and stoma buttons.