Moisture Related/ Fungal Skin Breakdown Under Tracheostomy Device in the Neonate

11-20-2018 09:45

Turner, 2014

Infants requiring tracheostomy for airway protection often have anatomical challenges creating redundant skin folds prone to fungal overgrowth and skin breakdown. With the use of soft silver silicone transfer dressing† topical candidiasis resolved within one week; comfort was dramatically increased.

#Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing #Reduce-Pain #Exudate-Management #Pediatrics​​​​​​

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