Tracheotomy in Ventilated Patients with COVID-19: Guidelines from the COVID-19 Tracheotomy Task Force

Members of the Airway Safety Committee of our University of Health System recently published an article including specific recommendations for determining candidacy and performing tracheotomy in COVID-19 patients. The goal is to determine whether there is a subset of ventilated COVID-19 patients for which tracheotomy may be indicated, and to highlight specific considerations for these patients.

Dr. Tiffany N. Chao, MD; Dr. Ara A. Chalian, MD; Dr. Christopher H. Rassekh, MD et al

Tracheotomy in Ventilated Patients with COVID-19