Peripheral artery cannulation in newborns.


This report outlines our experience (retrospectively over a 3-year period) with peripheral artery cannulation for blood gas monitoring in 170 newborn infants. The technique for radial artery cannulation is described in detail. Recorded sites of cannulation were radial (138), posterior tibial (34), dorsalis pedis (2) and temporal (1). Only minor… (More)


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@article{Aldridge1992PeripheralAC, title={Peripheral artery cannulation in newborns.}, author={Sarah A Aldridge and J M Gupta}, journal={The Journal of the Singapore Paediatric Society}, year={1992}, volume={34 1-2}, pages={11-4} }