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Tracheostomy HMEs


Climatrach HME is a heat and moisture exchanger that takes over the function of the upper airways in patients with a tracheostomy.

Patient Comfort
Effectively warms and humidifies the inhaled air by the HME medium. Unique design combines excellent performance with a lightweight construction for extra patient comfort.

Safety Valve
The optional safety valve opens when the internal pressure temporarily becomes too high and closes when the pressure reaches normal value again.

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Heat Moisture Exchanger (HME) for spontaneously breathing patients fitted with a tracheostomy tube.

Self-sealing Suction Port and Integral Cough Vent
The airway can be cleared by inserting a suction catheter through the integrated self-sealing suction port. The port also acts as a vent that can open during vigorous coughing to allow thick mucosal secretions to be expelled, avoiding blocking of the airway.

Swivel Oxygen Connector
Supplementary oxygen can be provided by attachment to the ThermoTrach™ swivel oxygen connector which can be angled to the most convenient and comfortable position, reducing the risk of disconnection, kinking and drag against the patient.

Corrugated Paper Media
The white colour HME media makes it easy for carers to see any contamination of the media and change before a problem arises.

Clear Construction
Clear housing permits visual examination for potential occlusion or accumulation of secretions which could block the airway.

Humidified Oxygen
The oxygen flows through the HME to be warmed and humidified before reaching the patient.

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