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Selective placement of bronchial suction catheters in intubated neonates.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6639134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Flexible suction catheters were passed through the endotracheal tubes of infants undergoing mechanical ventilation, just before chest radiographic examination for clinical purposes. With the head straight, 7 of 10 straight catheters entered the right main bronchus but with the head turned, 17 of 20 straight catheters and 19 of 20 curved tip catheters entered the contralateral bronchus.
M Placzek; M Silverman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  58     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-12-17     Completed Date:  1983-12-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  829-31     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Catheterization / methods*
Infant, Newborn
Intubation, Intratracheal / methods*
Respiration, Artificial
Suction / methods

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