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Risk Factors of Janik et al for Complications Associated with a Larger Central Venous Catheter in a Pediatric Patient Less Than 5 Years Old

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Janik et al identified risk factors for complications associated with the size of central venous catheter in pediatric patients under 5 years of age. These can help to identify patients who may benefit from a smaller catheter. The authors are from Kaiser Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California, with patients at the Children's Hospital in Denver.

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