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Using Foot and Crown-Rump Length to Estimate the Length of a Nasotracheal Tube in a Neonate

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Pulmonology & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Embleton developed equations for using the foot and crown-rump length to estimate the length of a nasotracheal tube in a neonate. The authors are from the Royal Victoria Infirmary and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in England.

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