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Name of Media:

Reduced use of resources by early tracheostomy in ventilator-dependent patients with blunt trauma


Armstrong P A, McCarthy M C, Peoples J B

Publisher or Source:

University of York- the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Type of Media:

Medical Research

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians

Country of Origin:

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

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Reduced use of resources by early tracheostomy in ventilator-dependent patients with blunt trauma. Surgery 1998; 124(4): 763-766StatusThis is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.CRD summaryIndexing statusSubject indexing assigned by NLMIndex termsAdult; Female; Health Resources /economics /utilization; Hospital Charges; Humans; Intensive Care Units /economics /utilization; Length of Stay; Male; Middle Aged; Respiration, Artificial /adverse effects /economics; Retrospective Studies; Time Factors; Tracheostomy /adverse effects /economics; Wounds, Nonpenetrating /therapy

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