Effect of tracheostomy timing on clinical outcome in neurosurgical patients: early versus late tracheostomy.

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BACKGROUND The optimal timing of tracheostomy in neurosurgical patients is not well established. This retrospective study was conducted to determine the effect of the timing of tracheostomy on clinical outcome in mechanically ventilated neurosurgical patients admitted to the surgical intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS A total of 125 neurosurgical patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ANA.0b013e31829770a0

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@article{Jeon2014EffectOT, title={Effect of tracheostomy timing on clinical outcome in neurosurgical patients: early versus late tracheostomy.}, author={Y. C. Jeon and Jung-won Hwang and Y. Lim and Sue-Young Lee and Koung-In Woo and Hee-pyoung Park}, journal={Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology}, year={2014}, volume={26 1}, pages={22-6} }