Ultrasound to Localize the Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Tip Position in Newborn Infants.

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Summary of "Ultrasound to Localize the Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Tip Position in Newborn Infants."

 To evaluate the application of ultrasound for the localization of the tip position of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in newborn infants.


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Name: American journal of perinatology
ISSN: 1098-8785


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