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UAC high abnormal position

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


23 week-gestation preterm neonate. UAC and UVC lines inserted.

Patient Data

Age: 0 day
  • ET tube tip: appropriate position
  • NG tube tip: appropriate positions.
  • UVC tip: slightly low.
  • UAC tip: at T2 - abnormal high position.

Case Discussion

The UAC tip position is far too high and needs to be pulled back.

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Case information

rID: 56769
Published: 20th Nov 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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