TITLE

The long-term complication of percutaneous dilatational

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenbower, Todd J.; Morris Jr., John A.; Eddy, Virginia A.; Ries, W. Russell
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan1998, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the long-term outcome and complication rate of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in critically ill patients. Patients and methods utilized on the study; Clinical data for study group patients; Early complications in follow-up patients; Comparison between symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
ACCESSION #
230571

 

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