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Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery CareMap: For patients with a tracheostomy tube  
Abstract:  This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay after having head and neck surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. This CareMap gives specific information for patients who have a tracheostomy tube. It covers the day of surgery through day 7, when most patients are discharged and may leave the hospital.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2013, September 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/4NE; Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
General Topics:  Surgery; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Tracheostomy; Postoperative Care
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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