Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 13, P1169-1181 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820941209 View full text
Katherine Mai, Renee K. Davis, Sue Hamilton, Candace Robertson-James, Sharon Calaman, Renee M. Turchi

Abstract: This study sought to understand caregiver needs of children with tracheostomies (CWT) living at home and inform development of standardized tracheostomy simulation training curricula. Long-term goals are decreasing hospital readmissions following tracheostomy placement and improving family experiences while implementing a medical home model. We recruited caregivers of CWT and conducted semistructured interviews, subsequently recorded, transcribed, and analyzed for emerging themes using NVivo. Demographic data…

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