Suction machines are used in a variety of suctioning applications to draw unwanted and potentially harmful materials from a patient. Medical procedures include respiratory and tracheotomy care, as well as stomach and neurological treatment. The vacuum created by the machine helps to free and remove mucus, clots, and other fluids and obstructions safely and effectively.
One of the primary suctioning applications is in the treatment of respiratory conditions. Most notably, suction machines are used for tracheotomy care where the site needs to be kept clean and obstruction-free to enable proper respiration. The suction catheter tip is inserted in and around the tracheal opening and used to clean the area of debris that can cause clogging and congestion.
Other suctioning applications include the treatment of gastrological conditions where fluids or obstructions need to be removed. Often, this is in response to an excessive buildup of fluids, ingestion of poison, or poor intestinal functioning from disease or surgery.
Within the last 5 years, university physicians have been testing the efficacy of neurological suctioning applications, such as the removal of blood clots. Since the presence of a clot can lead to stroke and ongoing medical difficulties, it is becoming more common to use suction machines in conjunction with medicinal treatment for the breakup and removal of excessive clotting.
Suction machines are simple to use and versatile pieces of equipment. Removal and containment of debris is made simpler, and there seems to be no end to the variety of suctioning applications.
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