Communication and Swallowing Management of Tracheostomized and Ventilator-dependent Adults

Author: Karen J. Dikeman,Marta S. Kazandjian

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780769302454

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 424

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This comprehensive manual provides a clinical, yet practical, approach to treating tracheostomized and ventilator-dependent patients. Its organizational structure is conducive to learning, as information builds on itself progressively from chapter to chapter. Learners are provided with the clinical and case research information pertaining to specific aspects of care and are encouraged to apply that information to their patient's needs on an individualized basis. Emphasis is also placed on individualizing treatment and assessment protocols.

Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency

Management of Breathing, Speaking, and Swallowing

Author: Donna C. Tippett

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9780865777743

Category: Medical

Page: 311

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Increasingly, speech-language pathologists have been working with individuals who have tracheostomy and/or ventilator dependency. This new book covers all the basic science and clinical concepts that speech-language pathologists need to know to effectively manage these patients. You'll find expert discussions of a full range of topics: tracheostomy tubes & mechanical ventilators; complications associated with tracheostomy; ethical issues; speaking & swallowing options; and more! Plus, unique to this book, you'll find pulmonary and critical care topics integrated with the communication and swallowing information-an essential feature for speech-language pathologists who require a clear, concise reference for understanding respiratory physiology and mechanical ventilation. Highlights include: Numerous case studies, illustrations, and algorithms give you the information you need to be effective in a clinical setting Clinical competencies for assessing and measuring staff performance-essential in today's health care environment Everything you need to know to understand how to manage tracheostomy and ventilator dependency in one user-friendly volume Extensive coverage of ethical issues, pediatric considerations, and post-hospitalization care Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency: Management of Breathing, Speaking, and Swallowing is a must-have clinical reference for SLP's looking for a comprehensive, integrated approach to the management of these difficult cases. Written by experts in the field, you'll find it to be an invaluable guide to understanding the interdependencies of breathing, speaking, and swallowing.

Endoscopic Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders

Author: Susan Langmore

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604066032

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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In the 10 years since Dr. Langmore pioneered and described endoscopic technique for evaluating pharyngeal swallowing function, the use of FEES (flexible endoscopy) has grown exponentially. The procedure is used throughout the world, with workshops held to sold-out attendance; demand for training materials continues unabated.Now there is one book that comprehensively covers the role of endoscopy in the assessment and treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia. Written in step-by-step detail by the creator of the technique, the book gives you all the information you need to implement FEES in your practice. It offers valuable comparisons to other imaging tools, especially fluoroscopy, showing how this portable technique is n the most efficient and cost-effective for patients who cannot easily be transported to a hospital.Highlights of the book:- Comprehensive review of anatomy/physiology of oral & pharyngeal musculature- Provides FEES protocol sheets for complete how-to instruction- Shows how to score a FEES examination, & possible abnormal findings- Demonstrates the use of endoscopy in a wide range of populations - infants, children, and geriatric patients, and those with head and neck cancer- Lays out rehabilitative & compensatory techniques for each dysphagia problem- Summarizes safety data from the three largest clinical studies ever undertaken- Includes dozens of best practice case studies

Children with Tracheostomies

Resource Guide

Author: Marilyn Kertoy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780769301570

Category: Medical

Page: 143

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As a speech language pathologist are you asking yourself "Where do I start?" when it comes to assessing and addressing the needs of patients with tracheostomies. Especially when the patient is a child? Children with Tracheostomies Resource Guide is the first text to focus exclusively on the assessment and intervention methods particular to these younger patients. It assists the speech language pathologist in understanding the changing health and communication status of children with tracheostomy and suggests treatment approaches for both children with tracheostomy and those who are no longer tracheostomized but require on-going speech and language services. Written in straightforward language that clearly explains and defines difficult medical terminology while effectively integrating clinical and research information.

The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders

Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262112789

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 618

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A major new reference work with entries covering the entire field of communication and speech disorders. A massive reference work on the scale of MITECS (The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences), The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders will become the standard reference in this field for both research and clinical use. It offers almost 200 detailed entries, covering the entire range of communication and speech disorders in children and adults, from basic science to clinical diagnosis.MITECD is divided into four sections that reflect the standard categories within the field (also known as speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and Hearing. Within each category, entries are organized into three subsections: Basic Science, Disorders, and Clinical Management. Basic Science includes relevant information on normal anatomy and physiology, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this provides a scientific foundation for entries in the other subsections. The entries that appear under Disorders offer information on the definition and characterization of specific disorders, and tools for their identification and assessment. The Clinical Management subsection describes appropriate interventions, including behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic. Because the approach to communication disorders can be quite different for children and adults, many topics include separate entries reflecting this. Although some disorders that are first diagnosed in childhood may persist in some form throughout adulthood, many disorders can have an onset in either childhood or adulthood, and the timing of onset can have many implications for both assessment and intervention. Topics covered in MITECD include cochlear implants for children and adults, pitch perception, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice therapy techniques, computer-based approaches to children's speech and language disorders, neurogenic mutism, regional dialect, agrammatism, global aphasia, and psychosocial problems associated with communicative disorders.

Dysphagia

Foundation, Theory and Practice

Author: Julie A. Y. Cichero,Bruce E. Murdoch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047002917X

Category: Medical

Page: 580

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This book offers a concise, readable explanation of the theory of dysphagia and bridges that with material on clinical application. Covering both adult and paediatric swallowing assessment, treatment and management, the book will provide clinicians with common clinical presentations of dysphagia and a framework for a problem based learning approach.


Comprehensive Management of Swallowing Disorders, Second Edition

Author: Ricardo L. Carrau,Thomas Murry,Rebecca J. Howell

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1944883258

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Comprehensive Management of Swallowing Disorders, Second Edition has been revised with new authors and expanded information on the clinical evaluations made by dysphagia specialists and with state-of-the-art medical, behavioral, and surgical treatment options. The editors have selected specialists in every swallowing-related discipline to bring this edition to a true "state-of-the-art" comprehensive text on dysphagia. The text meets the needs of students, scientists, and practitioners who are involved daily with the complex issues of dysphagia. It is divided into seven main parts: Part I. IntroductionPart II. Anatomy and Physiology of SwallowingPart III. Evaluation: A. Clinical EvaluationPart III. Evaluation: B. Functional TestsPart IV. Pathophysiology of Swallowing DisordersPart V. Nonsurgical Treatment of Swallowing DisordersPart VI. Surgical Treatment of Swallowing DisordersPart VII. Swallowing Disorders: Prevalence and Management in Special Populations Each section has been carefully edited with up-to-date references and provides the reader with a host of new material related to diagnosis, testing, and management of swallowing disorders. The authors represent the current core of those involved in multidisciplinary swallowing centers, and each focuses on his or her area of specialization. They bring their own perspective on the issues and challenges they face in managing swallowing disorders, knowing that other specialists are equally involved. This single volume is intended for practicing clinicians, students, and research scientists and represents up-to-date information in each area of specialization. Special Features: Details extensive discussions of normal swallow in pediatric and adult populationsProvides concise outlines of specific clinical examinations by seven clinical specialists: Otolaryngology, Speech Pathology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, and NutritionDescribes a variety of treatments offered by many different specialties, including prosthodontists, speech-language pathologists, infectious disease specialists, and pediatriciansBrings issues of diet and nutrition up to date within the international dysphagia diet guidelinesFeatures a multidisciplinary team approach blended throughout the text that reflects the needs of the patients with swallowing disorders

Communication and Swallowing Solutions for the ALS/MND Community

A CINI Manual

Author: Marta S. Kazandjian

Publisher: Singular

ISBN: 9781565938083

Category: Medical

Page: 82

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease or Motor Neuron Disease (MND), continues to be a frightening disease to the patient, family, and friends. In addition to the ongoing deterioration of the muscles, ALS can cause the loss of ability to speak and swallow, and has obvious negative effects on the quality of life of the patient. However, the professionals of Communication Independence for the Neurologically Impaired (CINI), have come together to create this outstanding, resource manual - Communication and Swallowing Solutions for the ALS/MND Community: A CINI Manual. This comprehensive manual enables the patient, family, and medical professional through the stages of ALS/MND; provides patients and caregivers with the knowledge and experience of the professional staff at the CINI; helps patients and families to maintain the highest possible quality of life; provides numerous options available to solve problems in communication and swallowing; and is edited by successful author of recent bestseller, Communication and Swallowing Management of Tracheostomized and Ventilator Dependent Adults. Insightful and sensitive, this invaluable book enables the patient, caregivers, and family to make informed decisions to best manage communication and swallowing difficulties as they arise and illustrates how these solutions can be used to support and resolve the patient's needs.

Tracheostomy

A Multi-Professional Handbook

Author: Claudia Russell,Basil Matta

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521688987

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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This book is written by a multidisciplinary team of authors to give a unique perspective of this increasingly widely-used technique.

Caring for the Ventilator Dependent Child

A Clinical Guide

Author: Laura M. Sterni,John L. Carroll

Publisher: Humana Press

ISBN: 1493937499

Category: Medical

Page: 362

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This book is an important new resource for clinicians caring for ventilator dependent children, who often have complex health care needs, are supported by advanced technology and are at high-risk of serious complications. Despite the complicated health care needs of children who rely on chronic respiratory support, there are few guidelines and little evidence available to guide the clinicians who care for these patients. This book covers the many aspects involved in the care of these complex children, with input from experts in the fields of pediatric pulmonology, intensive care, ethics, respiratory therapy, and nursing. In depth chapters provide an introduction to the use of chronic invasive and non-invasive ventilation in children and describe and review what is known about methods of delivering ventilator support, care of the chronically ventilated patient in the community , use of chronic ventilator support in patients with disorders commonly leading to respiratory failure and outcomes for patients and their caregivers. This book is intended to be useful not only for pediatric pulmonologists, but also for intensivists, cardiologists, physical medicine/rehabilitation specialists, nurses, respiratory therapists and the primary care physicians involved in the complexities of managing care for this unique group of special needs children.

Bubishi

The Classic Manual of Combat

Author: N.A

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462918530

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Treasured for centuries by karate's top masters, the Bubishi is a classic Chinese work on philosophy, strategy, medicine, and technique as they relate to the martial arts. Referred to as the "bible of karate" by famous master Chojun Miyagi, for hundreds of years the Bubishiwas a secret text passed from master to student in China and later in Okinawa. All of karate's legendary masters have studied it, applied its teachings, or copied passages from it. No other classic work has had as dramatic an impact on the shaping and development of karate as the Bubishi. Karate historian and authority Patrick McCarthy spent over ten years researching and studying the Bubishi and the arts associated with it. The first English translation of this remarkable martial arts manual includes numerous explanations and notes. McCarthy's work also includes groundbreaking research on Okinawan and Chinese history, as well as the fighting and healing traditions that developed in those countries, making it a gold mine for researchers and practitioners alike. For the final word on the true origins and spirit of classic Okinawan martial arts, one need look no further. This karate book is one of the best karate training supplements available.

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

Author: J. D. Truwit,S. K. Epstein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470976640

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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A new, case-oriented and practical guide to one of the core techniques in respiratory medicine and critical care. Concise, practical reference designed for use in the critical care setting Case-oriented content is organised according to commonly encountered clinical scenarios Flow charts and algorithms delineate appropriate treatment protocols

Tracheotomy Management

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Author: Peggy A. Seidman,Elizabeth H. Sinz,David Goldenberg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139501992

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Patients with tracheotomies are managed by a wide variety of healthcare professionals. As a result, information regarding best practice is scattered throughout the medical literature and can be difficult to identify and implement in the clinical setting. Tracheotomy Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach is a practical review of all tracheotomy procedures and acute and chronic tracheotomy care. It combines evidence-based practice and expert opinion to create an invaluable hands-on guide for any healthcare provider managing patients with tracheotomies. Each chapter is authored by at least two different subspecialists, contains case studies with real-life examples of problematic clinical scenarios, and is enhanced by high quality images. The rationale for different approaches is discussed to guide the decision-making process. Written and edited by tracheotomy experts from a wide variety of disciplines, Tracheotomy Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach is essential reading for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and critical care and emergency physicians.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Third Edition

Author: Dr. Sara J. Cuccurullo, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1617052019

Category: Medical

Page: 198

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Doody's Core Title 2013! "This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination." --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board"Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews "I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation." -Saudi Medical Journal "Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D.

Neurocinema

When Film Meets Neurology

Author: Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482242877

Category: Medical

Page: 313

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Film directors recognize that neurologic disease impacts mind and motility and often use it in a plot or defining scene. It should be informative and educational to deconstruct neurologic representation in film. Neurocinema: When Film Meets Neurology is a collection of film essays that summarize the portrayal of major neurologic syndromes and clinical signs in cinema. Many films approach the reality of disease quite closely, and as a result, are deeply moving and memorable. Equally important, these films say as much about consequences as they say about the disorder. Therefore, the main themes include sudden confrontation with a major neurologic illness, disability from chronic neurologic disease, and failure to lead a normal life. More than 100 fiction films and documentaries are discussed in this completely original and definitive work on how film meets neurology. The book includes nearly 50 neurology topics, explains them, and places them in a broader context. The book is accessible for all health care workers and general readership. Eelco Wijdicks is a professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is the chair of the Division of Critical Care Neurology and an attending neurointensivist at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. He has written numerous books and scientific articles on the clinical practice of neurocritical care. He is enamored with cinema and neurologic representation in fiction and documentary films. Dr. Wijdicks has written film reviews for Neurology Today and THE LANCET Neurology. He is the author of a major publication on the portrayal of coma in film and its potential effect on the viewing public.

Principles of Deglutition

A Multidisciplinary Text for Swallowing and its Disorders

Author: Reza Shaker,Peter C. Belafsky,Gregory N. Postma,Caryn Easterling

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461437938

Category: Medical

Page: 1017

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Principles of Deglutition is the first in class comprehensive multidisciplinary textbook to encompass the entire field of normal and disordered deglutition. It is designed as the definitive text for all those who desire to further their knowledge of the dynamic and expanding field of deglutology. The text is created to serve as a treasured reference for clinicians, educators and trainees from such diverse backgrounds as gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, radiology and others. Principles of Deglutition brings together the state-of-knowledge from 12 disciplines involved in dysphagia through contributions of over one hundred thought leaders and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge that exists in each of the contributing disciplines into one comprehensive information platform. Principles of Deglutition provides a one-stop destination for members of all specialties to obtain state-of-the-art and critically reviewed information regarding deglutition physiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. It delivers a comprehensive and in depth review of deglutition related cerebral cortical, brainstem, peripheral nerves, and neuromuscular mechanisms, advanced diagnostic modalities and standard of care and cutting edge medical, rehabilitative and surgical treatments. It is an essential reference for all deglutologists.

Spinal Cord Injuries - E-Book

Management and Rehabilitation

Author: Sue Ann Sisto,Erica Druin,Martha Macht Sliwinski

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323063020

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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From a hospital admittance to discharge to outpatient rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries addresses the wide spectrum of rehabilitation interventions and administrative and clinical issues specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Comprehensive coverage includes costs, life expectancies, acute care, respiratory care, documentation, goal setting, clinical treatment, complications, and activities of daily living associated with spinal cord patients. In addition to physical therapy interventions and family education components, this resource includes content on incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and clinical features of spinal cord injury. Case Studies with clinical application thinking exercises help you apply knowledge from the book to real life situations. Thoroughly referenced, evidence-based content provides the best evidence for treatment based on the most current research. Tables and boxes throughout each chapter organize and summarize important information for quick reference. Clinical Note boxes provide at-a-glance access to helpful tips. Over 500 clinical photos, line drawings, radiographs, and more bring important concepts to life. Highly respected experts in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, editors Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, and Martha Sliwinski, provide authoritative guidance on the foundations and principles of practice for spinal cord injury. Companion DVD includes video clips of the techniques described throughout the book that demonstrate how to apply key concepts to practice.

Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation

Theory, Equipment, and Clinical Applications

Author: Antonio M. Esquinas

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319216538

Category: Medical

Page: 892

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The new edition presents updates regarding new clinical applications of noninvasive mechanical ventilation and discusses recent technical advances in this field. The opening sections are devoted to theory , equipment, with new chapters on clinical applications in emergency medicine, critical care and sleep medicine, with detailed attention to current studies on NIV-CPAP, innovative clinical implications of NIV-CPAP devices. Due attention is also paid to new ventilation modes and the development of synchronization and patient ventilator interaction results. The closing chapters examine clinical indication. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, this book will be an invaluable guide for both clinicians and researchers.

Tracheostomies

The Complete Guide

Author: Dr. Linda Morris PhD, APN, CCNS,Dr. M. Sherif Afifi MD, FCCM, FCCP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105172

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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"...an excellent overview of the care of tracheostomy patients. Because of its simplicity yet depth of information, it is a great resource for any health-care professional who deals with tracheostomy patients, including non-otolaryngologist physicians, respiratory therapists, speech-language pathologists, and nurses."--Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology "The aim of this book is to provide a complete guide to tracheostomies for the multidisciplinary team, and it achieves this aim admirably...I would highly recommend this book for critical care departmental libraries, and for those individuals who have a particular interest in the management of the patient with a tracheostomy."--Anaesthesia "The authors have compiled a comprehensive review of all aspects of tracheostomy highlighted by an exhaustive appraisal of all appliances currently available for its implementation and management. The book can serve as a one-stop reference for the selection of tracheostomy devices..."--Annals of Thoracic Surgery "[This book] is easily readable and does give insight into some of the more complex issues in placing and handling tracheostomies...it is a publication that healthcare providers would benefit from reading."--Critical Care Medicine "Certainly, Tracheostomies, The Complete Guide covers the subject concisely. The book is practical and portable. It would serve well as a reference for anesthesiologists, and should be included in a departmental library."--Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology "[This] book is a great resource for anyone involved in the care of tracheostomy patients. The text not only provides the reader with a general understanding of the procedure and available options, but also gives a glimpse into prevention and management of the myriad issues that can arise in a patient with tracheostomy."--Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery This book is a comprehensive reference to help manage the multitude of issues that arise with tracheostomy patients--from the surgical procedure to the perioperative period, and from intensive care to recovery and rehabilitation. This book is practical and readily useable by a number of health care professionals from nurses and anesthesiologists to general surgeons, physiatrists, and many more. The chapter authors closely detail each procedure, providing step-by-step guidelines for practice, including choosing and fitting tubes and restoring the voice. This one-stop reference presents the fine details of daily care of patients with tracheostomies to help health care practitioners make appropriate decisions and educate their patients. Key topics: The tracheostomy procedure: timing, preoperative management, and surgical technique Types of tracheostomy tubes and related appliances Care of the tracheostomy patient: oral care, nutrition, and home care Special considerations for the child with a tracheostomy Complications and emergency procedures