Pediatric Tracheostomy Home Care Guide


Cynthia M. Bissell, RN

Spiral-bound/paperback: 126 pages
Product Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.5 x 0.5 inches
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0763753866
ISBN-13: 978-0763753863
Price: $22.95 (Sugg. US List)
© 2008


A step-by-step, illustrated guide for parents and others who care for children with tracheostomies, the Pediatric Tracheostomy Home Care Guide is expertly and accessibly written. The author is a nurse and parent with personal experience with the impact of tracheostomy care on parent-child interaction and the quality of life among technology-dependent children. This pocket guide is an excellent reference for any health professional interested in learning about tracheostomies.

About the Author

Cynthia M. Bissell, RN

Cynthia Bissell has been a registered nurse for over 20 years. She has extensive experience both as a nurse and as a parent of a child with a tracheostomy.   She has received several awards and citations for her work on behalf of individuals with special needs and has published articles in JAMA Archived of Otolaryngology, as well as Exceptional Parent Magazine.  Cynthia has also spent a great deal of time developing internet resources for people with disabilities, including which is the internet's leading tracheostomy resource.

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