Practical procedures

Edited by Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199228843
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598779 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Practical procedures

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Endotracheal intubation - Nasal intubation - Needle thoracocentesis - Intercostal (chest) drain insertion - Intercostal drain removal - Blood sampling: heel pricks - Blood sampling: venepuncture - Blood sampling: arterial stab - Intraosseous access - Peripheral venous cannulation - Peripheral arterial cannulation - Umbilical arterial catheterization - Umbilical venous catheter - Removal of umbilical arterial catheterization - Percutaneous central (‘long’) line insertion - Femoral and internal jugular central venous line insertion - Exchange transfusion - Dilutional exchange - Drainage of pericardial effusion - Lumbar puncture - Ventricular tap - Access to a cerebrospinal fluid reservoir - Insertion of nasogastric and orogastric tubes - Insertion of nasojejunal tubes - Abdominal paracentesis - Peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion - Transurethral catheterization - Suprapubic aspiration of urine - Further information

Chapter.  6740 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neonatology

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