Guidelines for Tracheostomy From the Korean Bronchoesophagological Society

Korean Bronchoesophagological Society Guideline Task Force, Inn-Chul Nam, Yoo Seob Shin, Woo-Jin Jeong, Min Woo Park, Seong Yong Park, Chang Myeon Song, Young Chan Lee, Jae Hyun Jeon, Jongmin Lee, Chang Hyun Kang, Il-Seok Park (+2 others)
2020 Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology  
The Korean Bronchoesophagological Society appointed a task force to develop a clinical practice guideline for tracheostomy. The task force conducted a systematic search of the Embase, Medline, Cochrane Library, and KoreaMed databases to identify relevant articles, using search terms selected according to key questions. Evidence-based recommendations for practice were ranked according to the American College of Physicians grading system. An external expert review and a Delphi questionnaire were
more » ... questionnaire were conducted to reach a consensus regarding the recommendations. Accordingly, the committee developed 18 evidence-based recommendations, which are grouped into seven categories. These recommendations are intended to assist clinicians in performing tracheostomy and in the management of tracheostomized patients.
doi:10.21053/ceo.2020.00353 pmid:32717774 fatcat:zq2kufdnivfg7hx6atcjvrdxkm