Now available in the UK for both adult and paediatrics. A special tracheostomy tube holder with built-in cushion for added comfort. Helps to prevent pressure sores potentially caused by tracheostomy tube flanges.
The new Marpac Comfort Collar was designed to help prevent tracheotomy-related pressure wounds, a complex problem in some cases.
Available in both adult (ref: 230) and paediatric (Ref:235) the Marpac Comfort Collars feature:
- Built-in cushion material that helps protect the neck from direct contact with tracheostomy tube flanges
- Cushion design suitable for both straight and V-style flanges
- Easily adjusted for a variety of neck sizes
These collars were recently cited in a clinical study as a possible cost-effective solution, reducing both material and labour costs.
McEvoy T, Seim NB, Aljasser A, Elmaraghy CA, Ruth B, Justice L, Begue S, Jatana KR. Prevention of post-operative pediatric tracheostomy wounds: A multidisciplinary team approach. Int J Ped Otorhinolaryngology 97 (2017): 235-9, (EPub ahead of print).
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