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If I have a child with a trach, is it necessary to monitor them with an oxygen sat monitor overnite? I rarely have overnite nurse & I try 2 sleep some

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Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

A trach tube could become plugged and you would want to know if your child needs suctioning or other care.
A pulse oximeter is an easy, non-invasive way to do that.

In brief: Yes

A trach tube could become plugged and you would want to know if your child needs suctioning or other care.
A pulse oximeter is an easy, non-invasive way to do that.
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