Tracheostomies: The Complete Guide

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Item#: 9780826105172
Edition 01
Author Morris & Afifi
Cover Paperback
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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 thefine details of daily care of patients with tracheostomies to help health care practitioners make appropriate decisions and educate their patients. Key topics: The procedure: timing, preoperative management, and surgical technique; types of tracheostomy tubes and related appliances; care of the tracheostomy patient: oral care, nutrition, and home care; special considerations for the child with a tracheostomy & complications and emergency procedures.

Short Description
"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."

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Functional Anatomy of the AirwayChapter 2: Tracheotomy ProcedureChapter 3: Types of Tracheostomy Tubes &Related AppliancesChapter 4: Fitting and Changing a Tracheostomy TubeChapter 5: Special Considerations for the Tracheostomy PatientChapter 6: Phonation with a TracheostomyChapter 7: Care of the Tracheostomy PatientChapter 8: Special Considerations for the Child with a TracheostomyChapter 9: Special Considerations for the Patient with a LaryngectomyChapter 10: Complications and Emergency ProceduresChapter 11: Downsizing and DecannulationChapter 12: Recovery and Rehabilitation