Comparison of open versus bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the cardiothoracic surgical patient: Outcomes and financial analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Health Care Costs
  • Point-of-Care Systems
  • Tracheostomy

abstract

  • There were no significant clinical differences between open and PDT in cardiac surgery patients during the 3-year study period; however, PDT offered significant cost savings.

publication date

  • June 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.10.042

PubMed ID

  • 15919277

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1879

end page

  • 85

volume

  • 79

number

  • 6