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Positioning of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit for lumbar puncture as determined by bedside ultrasonography
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    Positioning of neonates for lumbar puncture

    Lumbar puncture is a blind procedure (no guidance about the path of the lumbar puncture needle except for the sensory information that the performer obtains about interspinous distance before inserting the needle and upon puncturing the duramater). 1. We feel that the for a successful procedure, besides ensuring adequate interspinous space to insert the needle by ensuring optimum position of the patient it is very import...

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