For a patient recovering from a major operation, from COVID19 or those requiring access to a portable / Home Oxygen supply, “Breathing safely and Securely” at all times is life critical.
When a ventilated or Oxygen supported patient is repositioned for a medical procedure, is moved intentionally or moves unintentionally, the flexible
tubing providing Oxygen to the face mask (or tracheotomy) can be pulled or tugged to such an extent that the ventilator or respirator tube can become dislodged from the patient.
As a potential solution, the tubing anchor firmly grips the oxygen tubing to reduce/avoid pulling / snagging or tugging which can cause friction or more critically, detachment or displacement of an endotracheal or tracheostomy tube. It can be attached to a bed or chair or embedded into a belt if patients are mobile.