Tracheostomy in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: When and Where?


Ertugrul İ., Kesici S., Bayrakci B., Unal O.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.26, no.1, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ijp.2283
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Pediatric, Intensive Care Unit, Tracheostomy, Complications, Timing, PROLONGED MECHANICAL VENTILATION, BEDSIDE TRACHEOSTOMY, REQUIRING TRACHEOSTOMY, TRACHEOTOMY, POPULATION, INTUBATION, EXPERIENCE, CHILDREN

Abstract

Background: Tracheostomy was first observed in Egyptian drawings in 3600 BC and performed frequently during the 1800's diphtheria epidemic.