Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Surgery
Sample Name: Shiley Tracheostomy Tube Insertion
Insertion of a #8 Shiley tracheostomy tube. A #10-blade scalpel was used to make an incision approximately 1 fingerbreadth above the sternal notch. Dissection was carried down using Bovie electrocautery to the level of the trachea.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
Insertion of a #8 Shiley tracheostomy tube.ANESTHESIA:
General endotracheal anesthesia.OPERATIVE PROCEDURE IN DETAIL:
After obtaining informed consent from the patient's family, including a thorough explanation of the risks and benefits of the aforementioned procedure, the patient was taken to the operating room and general endotracheal anesthesia was administered.
Next, a #10-blade scalpel was used to make an incision approximately 1 fingerbreadth above the sternal notch. Dissection was carried down using Bovie electrocautery to the level of the trachea. The 2nd tracheal ring was identified. Next, a #11-blade scalpel was used to make a trap door in the trachea. The endotracheal tube was backed out. A #8 Shiley tracheostomy tube was inserted, and tidal CO2 was confirmed when it was connected to the circuit. We then secured it in place using 0 silk suture. A sterile dressing was applied. The patient tolerated the procedure well.
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