Welcome to (unofficial) tracheostomy week at INTENSIVE!
This is a quick heads up giving INTENSIVE readers a heads up about a series of posts dealing with tracheostomy emergencies. Although we have previously addressed this topic in Just do it!, we have now created a series of posts that we are using to help improve the knowledge of medical staff looking after patients with tracheostomies.
These posts concern issues with obstructed, displaced and bleeding trachestomies:
Staff at The Alfred and Caulfield hospitals, who have been allocated passwords, can also access these resources:
- Alfred Health Learning Management System (password protected)
- Tracheostomy emergencies (password protected Moodle page)
- Tracheostomy emergencies MCQ test (password protected Moodle page)