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Indications for Mechanical Ventilation Tracheostomy

Purpose:

To determine if a critically ill patient who requires mechanical ventilation should be considered for a tracheostomy.

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

selection

ICD-10:

Z93.0

Description:

A critically ill patient requiring mechanical ventilation should be considered for a tracheostomy if one or more indications are present.

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