Tracheostomy management in the chronically ventilated patient.


Tracheotomy is a fundamentally important technique for managing patients who require long-term mechanical ventilation. Appropriate application of tracheotomy requires a skilled approach for timing the procedure, selecting the appropriate tracheostomy tube appliance, caring for the artificial airway once it is in place, and assisting patients with their… (More)


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@article{Heffner2001TracheostomyMI, title={Tracheostomy management in the chronically ventilated patient.}, author={John Heffner and Dean R. Hess}, journal={Clinics in chest medicine}, year={2001}, volume={22 1}, pages={55-69} }