Bedside Ciaglia Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy In Children And Teenagers: Another Procedural Skill For The Paediatric Intensivist?


Indications for tracheostomy in children have evolved from simple airway support for acute infectious upper airway obstruction relief to anticipated long-term ventilatory support in complex syndromes or chronic life-limiting conditions.

Publication information 

AC Chan-Dominy, B Gelbart, W Butt (2015) “Bedside Ciaglia Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Children and Teenager: another procedural skill for the paediatric intensivist?” Poster at World Airway Management Meeting (WAMM) – Joint meeting of Difficult Airway Society and Society for Airway ManagementDublin, November 2015