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Use of a butterfly as an intraosseous needle in an oedematous preterm infant
  1. W Lake,
  2. A J B Emmerson
  1. Neonatal Medical Unit, St Mary’s Hospital, Whitworth Park, Manchester, M13 0JH, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Emmerson;

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The technique of intraosseous line insertion can be useful in the neonate when venous access has proved difficult. In this infant, born at 25 weeks gestation, a prolonged illness required the insertion of a number …

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