|Aaron's Tracheostomy Page|
Guide to home care for children with a tracheostomy. Includes a good clear description of what tracheotomy is. Brief FAQs, message board, mailing list and family stories.
|eMedicine - Tracheostomy : Article by Charles E Morgan, DMD, MD|
Describes this operative procedure that creates a surgical airway in the cervical trachea in great detail.
|Living with a Tracheostomy Factsheet|
Information from the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. Written for parents of children having the operation done, but helpful for anyone with a loved one who may have to undergo the procedure. Available in pdf and html format.
|Pediatric Otolaryngology: Learning Center - Tracheotomy|
Western Florida practice explains what this surgery is, who may perform it, and answers common concerns.
Explains some possible reasons for the procedure and risks involved. A patient factsheet from the American Thoracic Society.
Includes what to expect and when to call the doctor.
|Tracheostomy Ward Decannulation Factsheet|
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children explains how they do this process for removing a tracheostomy.