Timing, Complications, Safety of Tracheotomy in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Study Did: The complications, safety and timing of tracheotomy performed for critically ill patients with COVID-19 is assessed in this observational study.

Authors: Isabel Vilaseca, M.D., Ph.D., of the Institut Clínic d’Especialitats Mèdiques i Quirúrgiques, Hospital Clínic in Barcelona, Spain, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3641)

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