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Unit 3: Umbilical Catheters
Objectives............................................................................................................................ 122
1.. What.Is.an.Umbilical.Catheter?................................................................................. 124
2.. Where.Should.the.Tip.of.an.Umbilical.Catheter.Be.Positioned?............................. 124
3.. When.Is.an.Umbilical.Catheter.Used?....................................................................... 125
4.. How.Should.Umbilical.Catheters.Be.Maintained?................................................... 126
5.. What.Complications.Are.Associated.With.Umbilical.Catheters?............................ 128
6.. How.Long.Can.Umbilical.Catheters.Be.Left.in.Place?.............................................. 130
Table.and.Figure
Table 3.1 Uses for Umbilical Catheters ......................................................................... 125
Figure 3.1 Drawing of a Cut Umbilical Cord ................................................................ 124
Recommended.Routines.................................................................................................. 131
Skill Unit:.Inserting.and.Managing.Umbilical.Catheters.............................................. 135
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