Features: EmergencyTracheostomy Emergencies Correcting accidental decannulation or displaced tracheostomy tube.Seay, Shirley Jordan, MEd, CNA, BC, CORLN, NMCC; Gay, Sonja L., BS, RN; Strauss, Melvin, MDAuthor Information Shirley Jordan Seay is cancer center program administrator, Sonja L. Gay is a short stay unit staff nurse, and Melvin Strauss is chief, otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, at Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH. Melvin Strauss is also professor of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH. Emergency is coordinated by Kathleen Kearney, MSN, CEN: [email protected]. AJN The American Journal of Nursing: March 2002 - Volume 102 - Issue 3 - p 59-63 Buy In Brief When decannulation takes place, rapid intervention may avert a crisis. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.