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Unusual Case of a Patient with Tracheal Stenosis

By Arnošt Pellant, Jana Škvrňáková, Jan Mejzlík and Petra Mandysová

Abstract

We report a case of tracheal stenosis that required the creation of a uniquely adapted permanent tracheostomy. The patient’s case was especially challenging because she had multiple disabilities causing limited movement in her upper extremities that prevented her from active involvement in self-care activities. Co-ordinated efforts by an interdisciplinary team in a Czech health care environment helped the patient to gain as much independence as possible despite her multiple disabilities

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:5934

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