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Letter to the Editor: Weaning by Surgical Tracheostomy and Portable Ventilators Released ICU Ventilators During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Surge in London

From Critical Care Explorations

In this Letter to the Editor from London, the authors share experiences with an integrated model of surgical tracheostomy weaning of respiratory critical care patients by a specialist mobile weaning team, using tracheostomy-licensed ventilators, and noted that it appears safe, effective and may be transferrable to other healthcare systems where ICU resource limitation is a reality during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors:

Singh S, Hind M, Jordan S, et al.


Estimated Time: 7:57

Categories: Disaster,
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