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Formula of Wright et al for Positioning an Umbilical Artery Catheter in a Very Low Birthweight Infant

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Wright et al developed a formula for positioning an umbilical artery catheter in a very low birthweight infant. This is intended to reduce the overestimation common with other methods. The authors are from John Hunter Children's Hospital in New South Wales, Australia.

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