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Nurs Times. 2009 Jan 27-Feb 2;105(3):14-5.

Basic nursing principles of caring for patients with a tracheostomy.

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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Abstract

This one-part unit outlines background information to complement a series of Practical Procedures articles, starting in next week's issue, on caring for patients with a tracheostomy. This article outlines general principles of tracheostomy care, while the series details specific procedures such as suction, inner tube change and dressing.

PMID:
19248371
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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