- Sushil P Ambesh, Professor and Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow (India)
Principles and Practice of Percutaneous Tracheostomy provides a comprehensive overview of this important topic. This volume introduces us to the most recent developments in tracheostomy practice with a fascinating history of the origins of the tracheostomy. A detailed description of the various techniques is included, as is a catalogue of complications, contraindications and comparisons with surgical tracheostomy. The reader is taken through the practical procedures for different percutaneous tracheostomy techniques step by step with generous clear illustrations to guide him or her through the operation and avoiding potential difficulties and hazards. Many practical tips are included reflecting a wealth of underlying experience. Every aspect of this core topic in critical care medicine is covered. In this textbook provide thorough knowledge of this important procedure to our trainees and colleagues who have been working in the field of anesthesia, intensive care unit, high dependency unit and pulmonary medicine. In this book include all important and different PDT techniques available at present. In this book various chapters contributed to the development and refinement of this novel technique. This comprehensive text on percutaneous tracheostomy alongwith relevant illustrations and pictures will be useful to the consultant anesthesiologist, intensivist, internist, chest physician, ENT surgeons and trainee residents. This outstanding textbook on the principles of percutaneous tracheostomy, which will prove to be an invaluable resource for all those involved in critical care.