Tracheotomy Care Handbook

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center wants to assist you in understanding the care, equipment, issues and maintenance involved with a tracheotomy, also known as a “trach”:

The Tracheotomy Care Handbook provides information about:

  • Tracheotomy care 
  • Emergency care 
  • Equipment 
  • Home care 
  • Resources

Last Updated 08/2015

Videos

How to Do an Emergency Trach Change

How to Care for Your Child's Skin and Do a Trach Tie Change

How to Do a Routine Trach Change

How to Suction a Trach

Q&A: Families Explain Trach Basics