Tracheostom Tube grooved and tapered stainless steel arched (90 degrees) Diameter 8mm at proximal end tapering progressively to 5.5mm at the distal end Overall length 50mm. Shallow groove on upper and lower surface. At proximal end is an oval flange 30mm x 25mm and away from the tube. On the front of this disc are markings “24” and “RAMSAY” and on the side level with the tube are two slots 5mm x 2mm. Inside this disc attached around the opening of the tube are 2 curved retainers protruding 5mm from the tube opening and directed outwards 90 degrees. Used in emergency/recovery to maintain airway when airway obstructed at or above Vocal Cords in Larynx.
Object ID: NPWHF0275 - Tracheostom Tube
Object Number: 725
Materials: stainless steel
Dimension: L 50mm D 8mm-5.5mm tapes Flange 30 x25mm oval
Provenance: Alice Springs Hospital Library
Maker: Ramsay Surgical Instrument Makers