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Method of Dunn et al for Determining Umbilical Catheter Length in Newborns

Specialty:

Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Pulmonology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The length of catheter needed in neonates to reach specific intravascular locations from the umbilical artery or vein can be estimated from the horizontal distance between the shoulders and the umbilicus.

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