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Annane D, Orlikowski D, Chevret S. Nocturnal mechanical ventilation for chronic hypoventilation in patients with neuromuscular and chest wall disorders. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Dec 13;(12)

Sherman JM, Davis S, Albamonte-Petrick S, Chatburn RL, Fitton C, Green C, Johnston J, Lyrene RK, Myer C, Othersen HB, Wood R, Zach M, Zander J, Zinman R. Care of the child with a chronic tracheostomy. Official statement of the American Thoracic Society. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Jan;161(1):297-308.

Sterni LM et al. An official American thoracic society clinical practice guideline: pediatric chronic home invasive ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 April:193(8):e16-e35.

Cristea AL, Jalou HE, Givan DC, Davis SD, Slaven JE, Ackerman VL. Use of polysomnography to assess safe decannulation in children. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2016 Aug;51(8):796-802.

Cristea AI, Baker CD. Ventilator weaning and tracheostomy decannulation in children: more than one way. Pediatric Pulmonology 2016 Aug;51(8):773-4.

Baker CD, Martin S, Thrasher J, Moore HM, Baker J, Abman SH, Gien J. A standardized discharge process decreases length of stay for ventilator dependent children. Pediatrics. 2016 Apr;137(4) e20150637.

Sobotka SA, Hird-McCorry LP, Goodman DM. Identification of Fail Points for Discharging Pediatric Patients With New Tracheostomy and Ventilator. Hospital Pediatrics 2016; 6:552-557.