Temporary tracheostomy
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Temporary tracheostomy

Katherine Curley Registered nurse, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

A learning zone article helped Katherine Curley ensure that her patients are at reduced risk of complications

I work in a post-anaesthetic care unit, where staff may have to care for patients who have had a tracheostomy inserted in theatre. I also work in an intensive care unit (ICU) that carries out tracheostomies.

Nursing Standard. 26, 35,59-59. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.05.26.35.59.c9081

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