Paul H. Alfille, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

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Tracheostomy – Procedures

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Tracheostomy is performed to provide an airway alternative to orotracheal or nasotracheal intubation. Frequently it is an elective procedure for patients requiring prolonged intubation who have a stable airway in place. Tracheostomy may also be performed as the primary airway access in patients with a difficult…

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