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Descriptor in English: Tracheostomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Traqueostomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Traqueostomia
Descriptor in French: Trachéostomie
Entry term(s): Tracheostomies
Tree number(s): E02.041.750
E04.579.935
E04.580.900
E04.928.780
Scope note: Surgical formation of an opening into the trachea through the neck, or the opening so created.
Annotation: do not confuse with TRACHEOTOMY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Online Note: search TRACHEOTOMY 1966-87
History Note: 88,63-66; was see TRACHEOTOMY 1967-87
DeCS UI: 23042
Descriptor UI: D014139
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/25
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Tracheostomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0021750
Scope note Surgical formation of an opening into the trachea through the neck, or the opening so created.
Preferred term Tracheostomy
Entry term(s) Tracheostomies



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