Timing of Tracheostomy for Patients With COVID-19 in ICU

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Article Says: The timing of performing tracheostomies, which are aerosol-generating procedures that may cause increased risk of COVID-19 transmission to health care workers, is examined in this Viewpoint..

Authors: Michael J. Brenner, M.D., of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2630)

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