Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2018 Mar 17. Epub 2018 Mar 17.
Newborn Research Centre, The Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.
Introduction: Umbilical venous catheter (UVC) placement is a common neonatal procedure. It is important to position the UVC tip accurately at the first attempt to prevent complications and minimise handling. Catheters positioned too low need to be removed, but catheters positioned too high may be withdrawn in a sterile fashion to a safe position. Read More