All-Cause Mortality after Tracheostomy at a Tertiary Care Hospital over a 10-Month Period

@article{Kejner2012AllCauseMA,
  title={All-Cause Mortality after Tracheostomy at a Tertiary Care Hospital over a 10-Month Period},
  author={A. Kejner and P. Castellanos and E. Rosenthal and M. Hawn},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={146},
  pages={918 - 922}
}
Objective. To evaluate perioperative mortality after tracheostomy in intensive care unit (ICU) patients undergoing routine tracheostomy over a 10-month period. Study Design. Case series with planned data collection. Setting. Tertiary care hospital. Subjects. Mechanically ventilated patients. Methods. Prospective analysis of ICU patients undergoing tracheostomy placement over 10 months was performed. Variables evaluated were demographics, pretracheostomy length of stay, time on ventilator, time… Expand

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