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In numerous countries, lay (family) caregivers are the primary providers of care for community-dwelling patients with a tracheostomy.
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Name: Wound management & prevention
Tracheostomy is defined as the surgical procedure for creating an opening at the 3rd or 4th cartilage ring in the anterior wall of the trachea to provide airway patency. It was known that tracheostomy...
As a result of the complex nature of chronic heart failure (HF), these patients require an interprofessional team approach for care and treatment. This is because an interprofessional approach can man...
A significant proportion of ventilator-dependent cardiac patients need tracheostomy during intensive care unit (ICU) stay. Three different methods including traditional (surgical), percutaneous dilata...
The impact on parents of coping with a child who has cancer can be both severe and multifarious. Considerable distress persists throughout the treatment phase, persisting even after completion of trea...
To determine the natural history of patient with bilateral vocal fold immobility (BVFI), and to identify the factors or predictors associated with the tracheostomy and duration of cannulation for thos...
Tracheotomy is a common procedure for multiple medical indications.Tracheostomy tubes must be securely fixed to prevent movement or decannulation and tracheostomy ties must be exchanged as...
This study was undertaken to Identify the factors affecting the outcomes of tracheostomy done in ICU for patients subjected to prolonged intubation and ventilation and to suggest guideline...
We propose to assess cough strength in patients undergoing spontaneous breathing trials in the IICU and compare their cough strength under two conditions, 1. Tracheostomy cuff inflated:...
Severe head injury is associated with airway compromise and poor respiratory effort. In Mulago Hospital intubation is the mainstay intervention and then patients are subjected to the wait ...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia and late complications by comparing two different cannulas and two different percutaneous trach...
Descriptive anatomy based on three-dimensional imaging (IMAGING, THREE-DIMENSIONAL) of the body, organs, and structures using a series of computer multiplane sections, displayed by transverse, coronal, and sagittal analyses. It is essential to accurate interpretation by the radiologist of such techniques as ultrasonic diagnosis, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, and computed tomography (TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED). (From Lane & Sharfaei, Modern Sectional Anatomy, 1992, Preface)
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.
A microscope with a light source that can be projected into a linear beam. It allows cross-sectional viewing of the AQUEOUS HUMOR; CONJUNCTEIVA; CORNEA; EYELIDS; IRIS; and lens (see LENS, EYE) of the eye.
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.