Sonography for Complete Evaluation of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Central Support Devices: A Pilot Study.

OBJECTIVES Neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit often require considerable support with endotracheal tubes, umbilical arterial and venous catheters, and peripherally inserted central venous catheters. Support device evaluation with radiography exposes neonates to ionizing radiation. This study evaluated the effectiveness of sonographic localization… CONTINUE READING