Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy in neurosurgical patients

NHS Economic Evaluation Database - NHS EED
Publication date:
31 May 2006


Bibliographic details

Browd S R, MacDonald J D.  Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy in neurosurgical patients. Neurocritical Care 2005; 2(3): 268-273


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Index terms

Adult; Aged; Brain Diseases /complications /surgery; Direct Service Costs; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Intubation, Intratracheal; Length of Stay; Male; Middle Aged; Respiration, Artificial; Retrospective Studies; Tracheostomy /adverse effects /economics /methods; Treatment Outcome