TITLE

Guidance issued on feeding of sick newborn babies

AUTHOR(S)
Frantz, Simon
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/30/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7302, p1562
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that doctors have been absolved of negligence in the use of catheters for the intravenous feeding of sick newborn babies according to a review of the clinical practice by Great Britain's Department of Health. Difference in medical opinion about where to place the catheter; Public concern raised after the death of four babies from cardiac tamponade during insertion of a central venous catheter; Findings and recommendations of the review.
ACCESSION #
4728123

 

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