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Effect of Early vs Late Tracheostomy Placement on Survival in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation -The TracMan Randomized Trial
JAMA, 2013, 309(20):2121-2129
Does it benefit patients who are ventilated long-term to have their tracheostomy performed early? The argument for this, is that early trache allows less sedation, more rapid progress to spontaneous and unassisted breathing, maybe less VAP and shorter ICU and hospital LOS.
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