Comparing percutaneous tracheostomy with open surgical tracheostomy

Susanto, Irawan
January 2002
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/5/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7328, p3
Academic Journal
Editorial. Compares percutaneous tracheostomy with open surgical tracheostomy. Popularity of percutaneous dilational tracheostomy which is done at the bedside in the intensive care unit; Costs of percutaneous tracheostomy and bedside open surgical tracheostomy; Safety of percutaneous and surgical tracheostomy; Questions about the long term effects of tracheostomy.


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