Tracheostomy + Laryngectomy Emergencies – Help From Dr. Weingart

Podcast 195 – Management of Tracheostomy (Trach) and Laryngectomy Emergencies [Link is to the podcast and show notes.] March 20, 2017 by Dr. Scott Weingart of EMCrit is an outstanding resource.

And in the show notes Dr. Weingart has provided links to four other outstanding resources on these topics:

(1) Head of Bed Sign For Tracheostomy Patients [PDF] (from The National Tracheostomy Safety Project):



(2) Head of Bed Sign For Laryngectomy Patients [PDF] (from The National Tracheostomy Safety Project):



(3) Multidisciplinary guidelines for the management of tracheostomy and laryngectomy airway emergencies. [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]

(4) The National Tracheostomy Safety Project:

Welcome to the National Tracheostomy Safety Project website

This site contains the resources developed by the UK National Tracheostomy Safety Project.

We have collaborated widely with the key stakeholders in tracheostomy care and developed guidance by consensus. These resources are supported by extensive e-learning packages developed with the Department of Health e-learning for healthcare project.

Since 2012 we have worked with the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative to improve care for patients around the world. The GTC launched worldwide in 2014.

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