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Research & Reviews  2,543 results

Code Critical Airway: A Collaborative Solution to a Catastrophic Problem.
The American Surgeon; Himmler A, Mcdermott C et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - In 2006, a multi-disciplinary "Code Critical Airway" (CCA) Team was created at our institution. The objective of this study is to examine the demographics and outcomes of the patients for whom a CCA is activated. A retrospective review was conduct...

Association of APACHE-II Scores With 30-Day Mortality After Tracheostomy: A Retrospecti...
The Laryngoscope; Marget MJ, Dunn R et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - The objective of this study was to assess whether the Acute Physiology, Age, Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE-II) score is a reliable predictor of 30-day mortality in the setting of adult patients with ventilator-dependent respiratory failure ...

HIDEA Syndrome: A rare cause of congenital hypoventilation in a premature infant.
Pediatric Pulmonology; Lim AM, Tan PL et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - HIDEA syndrome is a rare and novel disease. Early diagnosis is crucial to optimise adequate ventilatory management including early tracheostomy as many require lifelong continuous or intermittent ventilation. This minimises the complications of ch...

Tracheostomy decreases continuous analgesia and sedation requirements.
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Wallen TE, Elson NC et. al.

May 13th, 2022 - The goals of sedation in the critically ill surgical patient are to minimize pain, anxiety, and agitation without hindering cardiopulmonary function. One potential benefit of tracheostomy over endotracheal intubation is the reduction of sedation a...

Incidence of Persistent Tracheocutaneous Fistula After Pediatric Tracheostomy Decannula...
The Laryngoscope; Teplitzky TB, Kou YF et. al.

May 13th, 2022 - To determine the incidence of tracheocutaneous fistula (TCF) and identify characteristics associated with persistence. Prospective cohort. All successfully decannulated children (<18 years) between 2014 and 2020 at a tertiary children's hospital w...

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Guidelines  4 results

AARC Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Adult Patients with Tracheostomy in the...
Respiratory Care; Mussa CC, Gomaa D et. al.

Sep 24th, 2020 - Management of patients with a tracheostomy tube includes many components of care provided by clinicians from various health care disciplines. In recent years, clinicians worldwide have demonstrated a renewed interest in the management of patients ...

Use of Tracheostomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: American College of Chest Physicians/...
Chest Lamb CR, Desai NR et. al.

Jun 9th, 2020 - The role of tracheostomy during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic remains unknown. The goal of this consensus statement is to examine the current evidence for performing tracheostomy in patients with respiratory failure from COVID-1...

Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: A practice management guideline...
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Kasotakis G, Hasenboehler EA et. al.

Dec 29th, 2016 - Rib fractures are identified in 10% of all injury victims and are associated with significant morbidity (33%) and mortality (12%). Significant progress has been made in the management of rib fractures over the past few decades, including operative...

Comprehensive evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for ventilator-associated pne...
Journal of Critical Care; Muscedere J, Dodek P et. al.

Mar 25th, 2008 - Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in ventilated critically ill patients. To develop evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of VAP. MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Database of Sys...

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Drugs  9 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  88 results

Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Safety of Supratube Device

Apr 20th, 2022 - Purpose of the trial: Trial design: Two-parallel arm, double-blind, individually randomized controlled trial. Primary endpoint: Clinical evaluation of sinus, oropharyngeal, tracheal, bronchial or pulmonary infections during orotracheal intubation ...

Eye-Control Trial: Wearable Eye-Tracking Device as Means of Communication

Apr 20th, 2022 - Critically ill patients, who are mechanically ventilated, suffer not only from their acute, potentially devastating illness, but also from the lack of ability to communicate in an effective manner. This is the direct result of the orotracheal tube...

Implementation of a Standardized Tracheostomy Education Discharge Protocol

Apr 15th, 2022 - This is a 3-phase, prospective controlled cohort study . The first "pre-implementation" phase will include assessment of healthcare utilization costs of tracheostomy patients currently and nursing perspective on current caregiver tracheostomy know...

Treatment of Invasively Ventilated Adults With Early Activity and Mobilisation

Apr 15th, 2022 - The TEAM Trial is a definitive phase III multi-centre randomised controlled trial in mechanically ventilated patients. Supported by compelling preliminary data, the trial will determine whether early activity and mobilisation during mechanical ven...

Anabolic Effects of Intraoperative Feeding in Reconstruction Surgery

Apr 15th, 2022 - Perioperative fasting remains a common clinical practice in surgical patients, aiming to prevent pulmonary aspiration during anesthesia induction, improve bowel preparation, and ameliorate the development of postoperative nausea/vomiting or other ...

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News  120 results

No Benefit to Early Tracheostomy in Severe Stroke

May 9th, 2022 - Early tracheostomy offers no significant improvement in survival without severe disability than the standard approach to tracheostomy in patients on mechanical ventilation following a severe stroke, a new study shows. Researchers say that while th...

'Exceptional' ECMO Outcomes in COVID-19 Reflect Early Choices

Mar 10th, 2022 - Respiratory and survival outcomes in the year after receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe COVID-19 were excellent in a highly selected group treated at one New York City hospital early in the pandemic. Of 30 such patients...

Rapid Desensitization after a Type I Hypersensitivity Reaction to Ceftazidime/Avibactam
Col Christopher A. Coop, MD, USAF, MC, Maj Joshua R. Berg, DO, USAF, MC

Feb 4th, 2022 - Cerebral palsy (CP) embodies a collection of disorders involving permanent but nonprogressive motor dysfunction secondary to one of a variety of abnormal disturbances that can occur in the developing fetal or infantile brain. 1 The motor impairment.

Prognostic Significance of Post-Treatment PET/CT Following Salvage Re-irradiation of Head and Neck Cancers

Oct 6th, 2021 - About the lead author: Tawee Tanvetyanon, MD, MPH Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL Expert’s Perspective Megan E. Daly, MD Department of Radiation Oncology UC Davis Medical Center Why is this article contemporar...

Viral Particle Aerosolization During Tracheostomy Care Can Be Minimized

Jul 29th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tracheostomy care leads to significant aerosol generation, but experiments in manikins suggest covering the stoma with a heat moisture exchanger and surgical mask can lead to a significant risk reduction. Furthermore, r...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →