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The nature and content of the conversations between the healthcare team and the parents concerning withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining interventions for neonates vary greatly. These depend upon the status of the infant; for some neonates,…

OBJECTIVE: To describe the incidence and outcomes of children with chronic respiratory failure secondary to severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) on chronic positive pressure ventilation (PPV) via tracheostomy at home. METHODS: We retrospectively…

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS:
To assess the longitudinal risk of death following tracheostomy in the pediatric age group.
STUDY DESIGN:
Retrospective cohort study.
METHODS:
Hospital records of 513 children (≤18 years) at a tertiary care children's hospital…
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