Neonatal In-Line (Closed Circuit) suction

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This video takes the user through steps to use an inline suction catheter, including saline instillation, and flushing the circuit after use.  Please use alongside manufacturers instructions.

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This video was developed to support best practice in suction technique using inline (closed) equipment. Please note it is not connected to a suction source, this would be expected in clinical practice.

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Contributed by: Emma Foulerton
Authored by: Emma Foulerton, Advanced Neonatal Respiratory Physiotherapist, West Midlands Neonatal Operational Delivery Network
Licence: More information on licences
Last updated: 16 June 2020
First contributed: 16 June 2020
Audience access level: Full user


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