1 Recommendations

1 Recommendations

1.1 The evidence on the efficacy and safety of translaryngeal tracheostomy is adequate for use with normal arrangements for clinical governance, consent and audit.

1.2 Clinicians wishing to undertake translaryngeal tracheostomy should receive specific training and should be experienced in using the procedure because carrying it out safely requires different skills to other methods of percutaneous tracheostomy insertion.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)