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Tracheostomy Essentials: Pediatrics

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Pediatric Tracheostomy

Basic Pediatric Tracheostomy Tracheostomy has been increasing performed in the pediatric population. Although there are similarities between an adult and pediatric tracheostomy, there are key

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Articles and Perspectives: Pediatrics

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Tracheostomy in the Community

There are many challenges to caring for a patient with a tracheostomy once discharged to the community, including limited literature on caring for these patients..

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Normal Swallowing

It is important to understand normal swallowing in order to determine disorder and the difference in physiology for swallowing with a tracheostomy.

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Inhalation and exhalation with tracheostomy

Is Tracheostomy Permanent?

Whether the tracheostomy is permanent or temporary depends on the initial indication for tracheostomy. Sometimes during placement, it is difficult to predict the amount of time one will require a tracheostomy tube.

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