Permanent tracheostomy: its social impacts and their management in Ondo State, Southwest, Nigeria.

@article{Akenroye2013PermanentTI,
  title={Permanent tracheostomy: its social impacts and their management in Ondo State, Southwest, Nigeria.},
  author={M I Akenroye and A T Osukoya},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={54-8}
}
BACKGROUND Upper respiratory tract obstruction resulting from bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve damage is commonly managed with permanent tracheostomy in our environment. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the social impacts of permanent tracheostomy and its management in Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four patients were managed with… CONTINUE READING