Tracheostomies for the non-expert 1: indications and techniques.
Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2016 Jan;77(1):14-18
Authors: Donohue CI, Lalabekyan B, Burdett E
Recent reports have emphasized shortcomings in routine and emergency care leading to adverse outcomes in patients with tracheostomies. This two-part article provides a guide to the principles of care for staff looking after adult patients with tracheostomies in the hospital. The first part looks at indications and techniques.
PMID: 26903450 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]