Speakers: Austin Health, Melbourne Australia Tanis Cameron MA CCC-SLP – Manager Tracheostomy Review and Management Service (TRAMS), Senior Speech Pathologist, GTC Vice President A/Prof Mark Howard MBBS, FRACP, GDEB, PhD - Director Victorian Respiratory Support [...]
Article by Dr David Roberson and Dr. Gerry Healy posted in the American College of Surgeons Bulletin Visit the ACS bulletin site The members of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC) assert that tracheostomy related catastrophic events [...]
Call for Podium and Poster Abstracts! 4th International Tracheostomy Symposium, February 3rd, 2018 UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health Dallas, Texas, USA Make your contribution to the advancement of care for patients with [...]
Abstract Objectives/Hypothesis To assess patient characteristics associated with adverse outcomes in the first 2 years following tracheostomy, and to report healthcare utilization and cost of caring for these children. Study Design Retrospective cohort study. Methods [...]
Nurses' role in helping restore patients' speech By Linda L. Morris, Ph.D., APN, CCNS, FCCM Too often, tracheostomy patients literally do not have a voice in their own care. But nurses are in a position [...]
What was I supposed to tell a kid without scaring him off or making me feel uncomfortable? As a kid, were you ever embarrassingly honest? To the point where you completely mortified your mother? That [...]
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Article by Dr David Roberson and Dr. Gerry Healy posted in the American College of Surgeons Bulletin Visit the ACS bulletin site
The members of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative (GTC) assert that tracheostomy related catastrophic events are like central line-associated infections—they can be eliminated. The GTC is working with health care providers, hospitals, patients, and families around the globe to make the vision of universal safe tracheostomy care a reality. At present, 45 hospitals around the world are members of the GTC, working to implement key drivers that help eliminate adverse events while...