Basic Tracheostomy

Tracheostomy Essentials

What is tracheostomy?

Learn the basics of tracheostomy including timing and tracheostomy tube procedures​.

Complications of tracheostomy

Discover the short and long term complications of tracheostomy.

Articles and Perspectives

Communication Tracheostomy

ALS and Tracheostomy

The decision for tracheostomy placement for a person with ALS is personal. Find out information on timing of tracheostomy, swallowing management and communication specific for ALS.

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tracheostomy simulation lab

Tracheostomy Simulation Lab

Each year more and more tracheostomy procedures are performed and in the current setting of Covid-19 we can expect more procedures being performed.  However, clinicians

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Inhalation and exhalation with tracheostomy

Is Tracheostomy Permanent?

Whether the tracheostomy is permanent or temporary depends on the initial indication for tracheostomy. Sometimes during placement, it is difficult to predict the amount of time one will require a tracheostomy tube.

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