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Nasal Trauma from Nasal Prongs for Oxygen Delivery

Specialty:

Pedatrics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A neonate in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) receiving oxygen via nasal prongs (cannulae) is at considerable risk for nasal trauma. In some cases the injuries can be disfiguring which may be disturbing to the parents.

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