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|Title:||Fracture synthetic tracheostomy tube: an ENT emergency||Authors:||Shashinder, Singh ;Tang, I.P.;Kuljit, S.;Muthu, K.;Gopala, K.G.;Jalaludin, M.A.||Issue Date:||Aug-2008||Source:||Volume 63, Issue 3, pp. 254 - 255||Journal title:||The Medical Journal of Malaysia||Abstract:||A synthetic tracheostomy tube [non-metallic type] fracturing within three days of insertion is very rare but it could lead to serious complications such as acute asphyxia or sudden death. We report three such cases at our centre. Recommendations are made to closely observe patients on tracheostomy tube in the first seven days post-insertion of the tube.||URI:||https://elibrary.cclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/cclhdjspui/handle/1/1932||Pubmed:||https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19248703/||ISSN:||0300-5283||Publicaton type:||Journal Article||Keywords:||Respiratory||Study or Trial:||Case Series and Case Reports|
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