The patient with a tracheostoma-psychosocial experience of stress

Rainer Müller & Christin Pönisch
Introduction: In literature focus is mostly drawn to indication, procedure of surgery and complications of tracheotomy. Thus aim of the present investigation was the presentation of the psychosocial burden and medical care of patients with a tracheostoma. Material and methods: 71 patients were surveyed[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]