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    Melissa, Michelle and Danielle, I agree that PICC securement can be particularly challenging for our tiny patients. Optimal visibility of the insertion site and catheter is invaluable for ongoing evaluation. Skin-closure strips placed overlying...

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    We also use tegaderm and then chevron with a steri strip. No silk tape. I do not know if any issues with this process in our unit. ------------------------------ Danielle Brooks, APRN, MSN Advance Practice Practitioner Kosair Childrens Hospital...

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    What are other units doing as standard practice for NG tube verification? Gastric pH test, Capnography, Auscultation, X-Ray, etc? If pH and Capnography, what populations are specified for which test? Are the specifications based on GA, age in days,...

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