Table 2Tracheostomy care literature review

Author Subject Grade
Elpern, et al. (1994)AspirationIV A
Young, et al. (2000)Aspiration with cuffed tubeII E
Peruzzi, et al. (2001)Aspiration with dyeIII A
Henrich, et al. (1997)Bedside procedureIV B
Burns, et al. (1998)Cannula changesIII B
Crimlisk, et al. (1996)Cuff managementIV E
Davis, et al. (2002)Cuff managementIII B
Ackerstaff, et al. (1995)HumidificationIV B
Shelley, et al. (1986)HumidificationIV E
Cowan, et al. (2001)Inner cannulaII E
Johnson, Wagner, Sigler (1987)Inner cannulaIV C
Clarke (1995)Literature reviewV E
Schwenker, et al. (1998)Professional knowledgeIV E
Ackerman, Mick (1998)Saline instillationII B
Ackerman (1993)Saline instillationIII B
Akgul, Akyolcu (2002)Saline instillationII E
Blackwood (1999)Saline instillationV D
Bostick, Wendelgass (1987)Saline instillationII E
Hudak, Bond-Domb (1996)Saline instillationIII E
Ji, Kim, Park (2002)Saline instillationII B
Kinloch (1999)Saline instillationIII B
O'Neal, et al. (2001)Saline instillationIII C/D
Harris, Hyman (1983)Sterile vs. cleanIV B
Celik, Elbas (2000)SuctioningII B/E
Day, et al. (2001)SuctioningIII A
Hess (2001)SuctioningIV B
Isea, et al. (1993)SuctioningII B
Odell, et al. (1993)SuctioningIV E
Raymond (1995)SuctioningIV B
Ridling, Martin, Bratton (2003)SuctioningII A
Sole, et al. (2003)SuctioningIV B
Swartz, et al. (1996)SuctioningIV E
Wood (1998)SuctioningV E

From: A New Model of Tracheostomy Care: Closing the Research–Practice Gap

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Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation (Volume 3: Implementation Issues).
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