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An anatomical model for instructors and clinicians. Ideal for hands-on demonstration, training of skills necessary for tracheostomy care and discussion of tracheostomy and nasogastric tube placement issues.
Tracheostomy T.O.M.® is a portable, durable polyurethane model mounted on a clear, acrylic platform that depicts a midsagittal view of the nasal cavity with nare, oral cavity, pharynx, trachea and upper esophagus of a tracheostomized adult. A "stoma" is provided in the lower neck area to allow for demonstration of the effect of various aspects of tracheostomy care and tracheostomy placement issues. The nare is open allowing insertion and placement of a suction catheter or nasogastric tube. The flexible tracheoesophageal wall allows for demonstration of the effects of an overinflated tracheostomy tube cuff on the esophagus. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 11"x 6"x 1/2" on a base. Comes with hard shell carrying case with protective foam insert. Patented. Item #IP100.
"I have been spending lots of time with Pocket TOM! It really is a wonderful tool for education. I just took it with me this a.m. to educate a 32 year lady with myasthenia exacerbation who required a trach. She has felt overwhelmed and nervous about the trach, swallowing, PMV, etc. Felt much better after education session with our buddy TOM."
Carmin Bartow, MA, CCC-SLP, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Pocket TOM is a more portable version of our standard Tracheostomy T.O.M. model. It is small enough to fit in a coat pocket, but big enough to demonstrate tracheostomy placement and possible complications.
Features of Pocket T.O.M.™(Tracheostomy Observation Model)
This models comes with:
The front page of each tear off sheet illustrates the cross section view of the head and neck anatomy with tracheostomy placement and airflow with and without the Passy-Muir Valve. Specific labels for larynx, trachea, and esophagus are provided. Ideal for teaching tracheostomy concepts and clinical benefits of the Passy-Muir Valve.
The back side contains simple descriptions and full color pictures to highlight important clinical information and instructions about the Passy-Muir Valve: how the valve works, clinical benefits, application and troubleshooting, care and cleaning. Space is provided for notes and special instructions.