Date Published

April 20, 2020

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS Version 5.2


Question: What is the best method to cover the King LT suction port? You mentioned this practice during your 2nd podcast.


Per the Equipment Standards there is no required type of adhesive to be carried.  However, we suggest the following adhesive ranking (highest-to-least recommended):

  • Waterproof tape
  • Transpore tape
  • Tegaderm
  • Paper tape

No matter which adhesive used, remember to monitor the integrity of coverage, as the adhesive may come off during transport.

This practice of covering the suction port will help Close the circuit and minimize risk of aerosolization while utilizing the King-LT during this pandemic.



AGMP, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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