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Timing of tracheostomy for patients with COVID-19 in ICU

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Article Says: The timing of performing tracheostomies, which are aerosol-generating procedures that may cause increased risk of COVID-19 transmission to health care workers, is examined in this Viewpoint.

Authors: Michael J. Brenner, M.D., of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2630)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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