Parents’ experiences with tracheostomy placement among infants being discharged from the NICU
Division of Newborn Medicine and Division of Public Health Sciences
This project will adapt a written tracheostomy decision guide based on qualitative research This project will adapt a written tracheostomy decision guide based on qualitative research and extensive stakeholder engagement with an advisory board of neonatology and palliative care faculty, and otolaryngology/tracheostomy nurse practitioners. Next, it will test the refined decision guide with parents of NICU infants for whom tracheostomy placement is being considered.
This project is led by Kylie Bushroe, MD, Newborn Medicine Fellow, with Dr. Mary Politi and Dr. Ashley Housten as mentors.
This project is supported by the Division of Newborn Medicine.