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Tracheostomy

Articles about Tracheostomy - Info Center | SteadyHealth.com

Tracheostomy Slide Show

Famous people who have or have had Tracheostomies

Tracheostomy - Texas Health Care, Fort Worth

Tracheostomy - MayoClinic.com

Complications of Tracheostomy - Info Center - SteadyHealth.com

What Is a Tracheostomy? - NHLBI, NIH

Tracheostomy

What To Expect After a Tracheostomy - NHLBI, NIH

What you should know about Tracheotomy

 

Tracheostomy Care

Living with a tracheostomy - Great Ormond Street Hospital

Siftung Noah Tracheostomy Guide

Suctioning

Caring for Your Tracheostomy

Looking After Your Tracheostomy at Home 

Changing trach tube and tie, cleaning, suctioning, humdification 

Post Operative Recovery

Guidelines for Care of Patients with a Tracheostomy

Mouth to stoma resuscitation

How to Clean a Tracheostomy Stoma and Inner Cannula (Trach Care) Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

 Laryngectomy

Total Laryngectomy  University of Pittsburg Medical Center

Laryngectomy U.S. National Library of Medicine  

pdf.gif Going Home with a Laryngectomy Stoma: A Guide for Patients and Carers Liverpool Hospital NSW Government Health

pdf.gif The Laryngectomee Guide Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc  This guide provides practical information to assist laryngectomees and their caregivers in dealing with medical, dental, and psychological challenges.

Anatomical Changes After Laryngectomy Texas Health Care, Ft. Worth, TX

Pediatric

Care of the Child with Chronic Tracheostomy, official statement of the American Thoracic Society, July 1999. (pdf file)

Babies with Tracheostomies The ASHA Leader, March 2003, by Suzanne S. Abraham (920KB)

Living with a Tracheostomy, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust

Manual of Care for the Pediatric Trach Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery UNC-CH School of Medicine (446K)

 

Speech

 Speech for People with Tracheostomies or Ventilators

 

Medical Journal Articles

Impact of Pediatric Tracheotomy on Parental Caregiver Burden and Health Status, by Christopher J. Hartnick, MD; Cindy Bissell, RN; Susan K. Parsons, MD, ARCH Otolaryngology Vol 129 Oct. 2003 (PDF Format)

Tracheotomy in pediatric patients: A national perspective Charlotte W Lewis, Jeffrey D Carron, Jonathan A Perkins, Kathleen C Y Sie, Chris Feudtner, May 2000.

Tracheostomy: From Insertion to Decannulation Paul T. Engels, MD, Sean M. Bagshaw, MD,Michael Meier, MD and Peter G. Brindley, MD Can J Surg. 2009 Oct; 52(5): 427–433.

 

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