Authors: Fisher DF, Kondili D, Williams J, Hess DR, Bittner EA, Schmidt UH
Title: Tracheostomy Tube Change Before Day 7 Is Associated With Earlier Use of Speaking Valve and Earlier Oral Intake
Source: Respiratory Care 2013 58(2): 257-263
Year: 2013
Research Design: Non Randomised Controlled Trial
Rating Score: 04/10
This rating is confirmed
Eligibility specified - Y
Random allocation - N
Concealed allocation - N
Baseline comparability - Y
Blind subjects - N
Blind therapists - N
Blind assessors - N
Adequate follow-up - Y
Intention-to-treat analysis - N
Between-group comparisons - Y
Point estimates and variability - Y

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