by Cathy Parkes October 28, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021
When performing tracheostomy care, be sure to:
- Use split gauze dressing under tracheostomy plate (DO NOT cut gauze).
- Secure new tracheostomy ties before removing old ones.
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