Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Critically Ill Patients [electronic resource] / edited by Giuseppe Servillo, Paolo Pelosi.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
1 online resource (VIII, 159 p. 66 illus., 62 illus. in color.)
1st ed. 2016.
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Emergency medicine.
Critical care medicine.
Respiratory organs -- Diseases.
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This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview on percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) in critically ill patients. The various PT techniques that may be employed in the intensive care unit are fully described, with discussion of the available tracheostomy tubes and selection criteria and with clear evaluation of the risks and benefits of each procedure. A further individual chapter is devoted to the methods of airway management that may be used during PT. Detailed attention is also paid to medical and nursing management inside and outside hospital, to quality of life issues in tracheostomized patients, and to the problem of informed consent. The book concludes by addressing the need for standard guidelines. Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Critically Ill Patients will be an excellent source of information and guidance for novice and more experienced physicians working in intensive care units, operating rooms, and emergency departments as well as for those responsible for patient aftercare.  .
Part 1 Evolution of tracheostomy
Tracheostomy from surgical to percutaneous techniques
Anatomical and sonographic landmark
Indication and timing
Surgical tracheostomy
Part 2 Percutaneous tracheostomy
Ciaglia, multiple step dilation and single step dilation
Ciaglia, pneumatic dilation
Griggs dilating forceps
Frova, rotational technique and Fantoni translaryngeal tracheostomy
Choice of appropriate tracheostomy
Complication of percutaneous and surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patients
Emergency percutaneous tracheostomy
Tracheostomy tube
Airway management during tracheostomy
Part 3 Tracheostomy, management and practical aspects
Medical and nursing management of tracheostomy
Quality of life and complication after percutaneous tracheostomy
Clinical practice of informed consent for percutaneous tracheostomy
Part 4 Tracheostomy, the future
Tracheostomy in intensive care unit, the need of European guidelines.
Servillo, Giuseppe. editor.
Pelosi, Paolo. editor.
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