Surgical considerations for tracheostomy: lessons from the SARS outbreak

Apr 14, 2020COVID Literature Appraisal, Management: Surgical

This viewpoint has been authored by ENT clinicians from Singapore who have been involved in tracheostomy procedure and care during SARS 2003 Outbreak. They have reviewed the limited literature available on the subject. The information can be used by anesthetists and surgeons who are involved in tracheostomy care for COVID 19 patients.

Tay JK, Khoo ML, Loh WS. Surgical Considerations for Tracheostomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned From the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online March 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0764

Article Link: JAMA Otolaryngol