UVC/UAC Insertion

Baby information

Baby weight: grams     

Central Line Calculations ?

Umbilical Venous Catheter (UVC)

Size: Awaiting info
Length: Awaiting info

Umbilical Arterial Catheter (UAC)

Size: Awaiting info
Length: Awaiting info
Catheter photo

UVC/UAC Insertion Guides

The following websites have useful information about central line insertion:
  • Auckland Neonatal Guidelines - Line Insertion
    Guide to line insertion procedure, complications and positioning.
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  • Wikiradiography Neonatal Lines
    Lots of helpful information about interpreting radiographs of inserted lines.
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  • Auckland Radiology - Umbilical Catheters
    Concise images and interpretation of lines in various wrong positions.
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