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Percutaneously inserted polyurethane central catheters in the NICU: one unit's experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10690097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article describes the authors' experiences with using polyurethane percutaneously inserted central catheters from June 1993, when these catheters were introduced in the NICU at Children's Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, through September 1997. Indications for line placement and anatomy are reviewed. Patient demographics, success rates, and complications are analyzed. Line cares, including dressing changes, management of infusions, and troubleshooting, are also discussed.
M Evans; D Lentsch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  1999 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-19     Completed Date:  2000-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-46     Citation Subset:  N    
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE 68114, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Catheterization, Central Venous* / adverse effects,  instrumentation,  nursing
Catheters, Indwelling / adverse effects*
Cross Infection / etiology
Equipment Failure
Infant, Newborn
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
Intensive Care, Neonatal / methods*
Neonatal Nursing / methods*
Nursing Records
Phlebitis / etiology
Prospective Studies
Sepsis / etiology
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