Tracheostomy after severe ischemic stroke: A population-based study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Decompressive Craniectomy
  • Respiratory Insufficiency
  • Stroke
  • Tracheostomy

abstract

  • Tracheostomy is common after decompressive craniectomy and is strongly associated with the development of pneumonia. Given its impact on patient function and potentially modifiable associated factors, tracheostomy may warrant further study as an important patient-centered outcome among patients with stroke.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3976897

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.08.019

PubMed ID

  • 24103666

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1024

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 23

number

  • 5