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Risk of Tracheostomy Complications in a Morbidly Obese Patient

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

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Description:

A morbidly obese patient is at increased risk for complications associated with the use of a tracheostomy. El Solh and Jaafar evaluated risk factors for these complications. The authors are from the University of Buffalo.

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