Umbilical artery catheters in the newborn: effects of position of the catheter tip.

@article{Barrington2000UmbilicalAC,
  title={Umbilical artery catheters in the newborn: effects of position of the catheter tip.},
  author={Keith Barrington},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD000505}
}
BACKGROUND This section is under preparation and will be included in the next issue. OBJECTIVES To determine whether the position of the tip of an umbilical arterial catheter influences the frequency of ischemic events, aortic thrombosis, intraventricular hemorrhage, mortality or necrotising enterocolitis in newborn infants. SEARCH STRATEGY Randomized and quasi randomized controlled trials of umbilical catheterization use were obtained from the following sources: 1. Effective Care of the… CONTINUE READING

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