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Information for people who are critically ill and need a tracheostomy. Describes what a tracheostomy is, why it is done, who does it, whether it is permanent or not, and who cares for it. (English) Colour

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Body Location:
  • Lungs, Breathing, and Airways,
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Breathing,
  • Respiratory,
  • Tube,
  • ICU,
  • Therapist,
  • Stoma,
  • Trach,
  • Tracheostomy,
  • Windpipe,
  • Critical ,
  • Airway
  • Adults,
  • Older Adults
  • Critical Care
Revision Date:
January 17, 2020
Reproduction Rights:
Front Cover image: CCO / National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NIH) / Wikimedia Commons; Cross-section of upper airway and neck: photo of Passy-Muir education model used for teaching patients
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