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Hosp Med. 1999 Apr;60(4):261-2.

Tracheostomy management in ordinary wards.

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Intensive Care Units, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust.

Abstract

Tracheostomy is more commonplace, particularly since the introduction of percutaneous techniques performed at the patient's bedside in the intensive care unit. Subsequent care and management within ordinary wards causes anxiety among staff. This review identifies some of the problems encountered and discusses their potential management.

PMID:
10396431
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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