What is the item shown in the photograph below?
6.3 b) List the specific design features of Item a, which make it suitable for use.
Adjustable flange allows variability of tracheostomy length
Softer tube enables more flexible curvature
Reinforced tubing prevents kinking
High volume, low pressure cuff
Radio-opaque due to reinforced tubing
Able to be inserted via percutaneous technique
This is a flanged tracheostomy tube.
John Hopkins have a good basic page about the diffrent types of tracheostomy tubes.
A more detailed look is afforded by this product brochure from Smith.
An insanely detailed review is also available.
Hess, Dean R. "Tracheostomy tubes and related appliances." Respiratory care50.4 (2005): 497-510.