Want to Take FREE Nursing Practice Questions?
We have put together the World's Largest Bank of Nursing Practice Questions, and are letting you have access for FREE! You get to test out the system with 25 free nursing practice questions to start, and then memberships start at only a few bucks per month! Get started now for free - no credit card required!
- Maintaining adequate, but not excessive, cuff pressure
- Trach care every 8 hours
- Oral care every 2 hours
- Optimizing hemodynamics
Increased cuff pressure puts patients at increased risk for trachel necrosis, therefore it should be closely monitored. Maintaining a pressure below 20 mm Hg reduces this risk. Oral and trach care do not in themselves prevent this. While optimal hemodynamics are essential, they will not directly impact tracheal necrosis as closely as cuff pressure.
How Would You Rate The Quality of This Question?
We’re always trying to improve, so your feedback is vital to helping us make this resource as good as possible. Was it well written? Good content?
How Other Nurses Stack Up
Answered The Question Correctly.