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Table 1 PICO Framework

From: Tracheostomy decannulation methods and procedures in adults: a systematic scoping review protocol

Criteria Determinants
Population Adults with tracheostomies
Intervention Tracheostomy decannulation
Comparison Absence of TD
Outcomes Primary—evidence for procedures and methods
Secondary—preference and acceptability: successful decannulation, reduced complications of long-term tracheostomy and increased comfort by health care workers in undertaking the procedure