Linda Dean, RRT
Passy-Muir Clinical Specialist
This webinar is a review of the anatomy and physiology of the upper airway, with a focus on the aerodigestive nature of this system, and the lower respiratory system, including descriptions of the structures and neurophysiology of voice and respiration. Descriptions of common respiratory diseases and how those diseases may be complicated even further with the placement of a tracheostomy tube will be explained. Complications of the tracheostomy tube will be discussed.