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Fifteen-minute consultation: Decision-making pathway for neonatal vascular access


Newborn infants admitted for neonatal intensive and high dependency care are reliant on intravenous therapy for medications, hydration and nutrition. Adopting a structured approach to gaining neonatal vascular access can improve efficiency and potentially reduce complications. In this article, we discuss an algorithm for decision-making in neonatal vascular access.

  • neonatology
  • resuscitation

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