- Suction machines used in the homes are usually for helping people with respiratory problems. When a patient or an elderly person is not able to clear the lungs and airway of mucus or serum, then an aspirator can be used to suck out the fluids. Tracheostomy care also involves use of suction machines for removal of secretions from the trachea, nasopharynx and oropharynx thereby maintaining hygiene of the trachea. Suction machines may also be used in cases when someone has a moist cough and is not able to clear secretions from the throat effectively. Components of a suction machine typically include suction pump, connection and patient tube connection, disposable canister with lid, rechargeable battery, power cord and bacteria filter. The bacteria filter prevents back flow from the canister and airborne contaminants from entering and damaging the pump.
- In medicine, devices are sometimes necessary to create suction. Suction may be used to clear the airway of blood, saliva, vomit, or other secretions so that a patient may breathe. Suctioning can prevent pulmonary aspiration, which can lead to lung infections. In pulmonary hygiene, suction is used to remove fluids from the airways , to facilitate breathing and prevent growth of microorganisms.
- Mowell suction machine has high vacuum, high flow and transportable medical suction unit. It is able to absorb varied mucus rapidly from body cavity or wound, especially suitable for use in high capacity suction case.
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