decannulation


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decannulation

 [de-kan″nu-la´shun]
extubation of a cannula.

de·can·nul·a·tion

(dē-kan'yū-lā'shun),
Planned or accidental removal of a tracheostomy tube.

decannulation

/de·can·nu·la·tion/ (de-kan″u-la´shun) extubation of a cannula.

decannulation

[dēkan′yəlā′shən]
Etymology: L, de, from, cannula, small reed
the removal of a cannula or tube that may have been inserted during a surgical procedure.

de·can·nul·a·tion

(de-kan'yū-lā'shŭn)
Planned or accidental removal of a tracheostomy tube.

decannulation

the removal of a cannula.
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No patient underwent a repeat tracheostomy after an elective decannulation and no patient died during the PDT due to any intraprocedural complications.
Decannulation should be considered only when the patient is clinically stable and able to expectorate.
Revised respiratory data-collection efforts to more accurately measure wean rates and unplanned tracheostomy tube decannulations, and respond to any trends or concerns.
The appendices discuss respiratory care, ventilator-dependent quadriplegia, weaning for ventilator-dependent quadriplegia, weaning discontinuation, cuff deflation, cuff deflation discontinuation, high cuff pressures, post-tracheoplasty/post-extubation, criteria for decannulation of trach patients, and evaluation of high peak pressure on mechanically ventilated patients.
They are also taught how to respond to respiratory emergencies including accidental decannulation and how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a child with a tracheostomy.
Over the following two weeks her major goals were tracheal decannulation and maintaining a PEG feeding regime.
A "button" (or space holder for a tracheostomy) was eventually placed - the final stage prior to complete decannulation.
In some cases, the customer was unable to disconnect the accessory or excessive force led to decannulation of the tube, and an emergency tracheostomy tube change was required.
Although clinically disease-free after 18 months, tracheotomy decannulation was delayed due to radiotherapy side effects (causing an edematous larynx and mucositis) as well as suprastomal tracheal collapse.
3) However, for large granulomas, early intervention is recommended because they can induce bleeding, affect voice production, predispose a patient to accidental decannulation, and/ or cause respiratory distress (and death in rare cases).
We have used a vertical incision in all patients in the trachea without any difficulties at the first tube change or stenosis at the time of decannulation.