Bedside percutaneous tracheostomy in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Flum, David R.; Steinberg, Scott D.; Adams, Peter X.; Wallack, Marc K.
May 1998
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p444
Academic Journal
Evaluates the utilization of bedside percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) in patients with AIDS requiring prolonged performed mechanical ventilation. Factors included in the medical records of the patients; Mortality rate; Complication rate of PT; Suitability of PT among AIDS patients.


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