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Safe, efficient performance of open tracheostomies in patients with COVID-19

JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Study Did: 
Researchers demonstrate a technique of tracheostomy that minimizes aerosolization risks while creating a tight seal around the tracheostomy tube.

Authors: 
Oluwafunmilola T. Okuyemi, M.D., M.S.C.I., of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.4432)

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