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Stuart Crisp

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date: 06 May 2021

General principles 476

Venepuncture and cannulation 480

Central venous access 481

Umbilical access 482

Exchange transfusion 484

Arterial access 486

Intraosseous access 487

Lumbar puncture 488

Suprapubic aspiration 490

Endotracheal intubation 491

Cricothyroidotomy 493

Chest drains 494

Nerve blocks 496

Further reading 498

For the purposes of this chapter, it is assumed that you know the indications of when to do these procedures. With all procedures, enlist senior supervision until you feel competent—you may suddenly need a pair of helping hands! ...

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