Tracheotomy: Airway Management, Communication, and Swallowing, Second Edition

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Plural Publishing, Sep 3, 2007 - Medical - 238 pages
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This book provides a logically organized, comprehensive, and detailed look at one of the most basic and essential otolaryngological procedures. It should provide a valuable resource to all health-care providers who frequently interact with tracheotomy patients.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The History of Tracheotomy and Intubation
1
Chapter 2 Alternatives to Tracheostomy
23
Chapter 3 Technique and Complications of Tracheostomy in Adults
35
Chapter 4 Technique and Complications of Tracheostomy in the Pediatric Age Group
69
Chapter 5 Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit Setting
83
Current Options
117
Chapter 7 Tracheostomy in Burn Patients
135
Chapter 8 Tracheostomy in Patients with the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
141
Chapter 9 Nursing Management of the Patient with a Tracheostomy
147
Chapter 10 LongTerm Care of Patients with a Tracheostomy
169
Chapter 11 Communication Options for Tracheostomy and VentilatorDependent Patients
187
Chapter 12 Management of Swallowing Disorders in the Patient with a Tracheostomy
215
Index
233
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