Umbilical vascular catheterization

Jo Dee Anderson, Douglas Leonard, Dana A.V. Braner, Susanna Lai, Ken Tegtmeyer

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Placement of umbilical catheters is an important skill for the treatment of critically ill neonates. Catheters can provide vascular access for resuscitation, monitoring, fluid administration, blood transfusion, and parenteral nutrition. This video demonstrates the placement of both umbilical-artery and umbilical-vein catheters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e18+1542
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number15
StatePublished - Oct 9 2008

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  • Medicine(all)


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