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All of the following are true about tracheostomy EXCEPT:

a. Should be performed in patients anticipated to be intubated more than 2 weeks
b. Improves patient discomfort as compared to long term oropharyngeal intubation
c. Usually spontaneously close within 2 months of removal
d. Does not obligate patient to loss of speech




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