Early one-way speaking valve (OWSV) assessment by speech language pathologist (SLP) following 12-24 hours after percutaneous tracheostomy procedure.
Second OWSV evaluation with SLP following 48-60 hours from initial percutaneous tracheostomy procedure.
Third OWSV evaluation with SLP following first tracheostomy tube change. Participants may receive additional SLP sessions between second and third sessions per standard of care.
Early one-way speaking valve (OWSV) assessment
The OWSV assessment by speech language pathologists will be completed at 12-24 hours following percutaneous tracheostomy procedure, which is earlier than the current standard of care of 48 hours or later.