Performing tracheostomy during the Covid-19 pandemic: guidance and recommendations from the Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Committees of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Apr 23, 2020 Bibliografia

Performing tracheostomy during the Covid-19 pandemic: guidance and recommendations from the Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Committees of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

As the Covid-19 pandemic evolves, acute care
surgeons, intensivists and other surgical specialists
increasingly may be asked to perform a tracheos-
tomy in patients with known or suspected corona-
virus-19 infection. Practitioners must be prepared
for this inevitability while taking measures to
perform the procedure safely for patients in altered
or suboptimal conditions and protecting themselves
and other healthcare personnel from undue risk of
exposure and infection. […]

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