Skin and Wound Complication Risk Assessment in Tracheostomy: A Review of Current Literature

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Skin complications are a common concern for tracheostomised patients. The tracheostomy team at Toronto Western Hospital performed a literature search to identify validated tracheostomy skin assessment and tracheostomy wound complication risk assessment tools. This search yielded no validated tools. We will discuss tools and plans to develop a validated instrument.

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  • Authors: L Pothier, J LeBlanc, A McGauley, AE Truax & J Singh
  • Keywords: Trachestomy, Skin Assessment, Wound Complication Risk Assessment
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