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13 November

Rubin EJ, Baden LR, Morrissey S. An Update from Operation Warp Speed. Audio interview (28:20). N Engl J Med 2020; 383: e127. Access: https://doi.org/%2010.1056/NEJMe2033111

The editors discuss the pace of discovery in the US response to COVID-19.


12 November

Hashimoto DA, Axtell AL, Auchincloss HG. Percutaneous Tracheostomy. N N Engl J Med 2020; 383:e112, published 12 November. Text and video: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMvcm2014884

A tracheostomy is a surgically created airway that is kept open with a breathing tube, or tracheostomy tube. It can take place in the operating room or at the patient’s bedside. Find out more about indications and contraindications; procedural modifications in patients with COVID-19; equipment and preparation; patient and provider positioning; identification of anatomical landmarks; and, finally, procedure, aftercare and complications.

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