Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Morris, Linda; Afifi, M. Sherif
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
This book is a comprehensive reference to help manage the multitude of issues that arise with tracheostomy patients--from the surgical procedure to the perioperative period, and from intensive care to recovery and rehabilitation.
This book is practical and readily useable by a number of health care professionals from nurses and anesthesiologists to general surgeons, physiatrists, and many more. The chapter authors closely detail each procedure, providing step-by-step guidelines for practice, including choosing and fitting tubes and restoring the voice.
This one-stop reference presents the fine details of daily care of patients with tracheostomies to help health care practitioners make appropriate decisions and educate their patients.