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Predictors of Kollef et al for Tracheostomy on a Patient in the Intenstive Care Unit (ICU)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Kollef et al identified factors which may predict if a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) will require tracheostomy. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

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