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Methods for securing endotracheal tubes in newborn infants

  1. Melissa Lai1,
  2. Garry DT Inglis2,*,
  3. Karen Hose3,
  4. Luke A Jardine4,
  5. Mark W Davies5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 31 JUL 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 18 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007805.pub2


How to Cite

Lai M, Inglis GDT, Hose K, Jardine LA, Davies MW. Methods for securing endotracheal tubes in newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD007805. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007805.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Perinatal Research Centre, The UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, The University of Queensland, Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    Mater Mothers' Hospital, Mater Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Department of Neonatology, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  5. 5

    Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, 5th floor, Ned Hanlon Building, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

*Garry DT Inglis, Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, The University of Queensland, Butterfield Street, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, 4029, Australia. garry_inglis@health.qld.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 JUL 2014

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References

References to studies included in this review

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
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Brown 1988 {published data only}
Conley 1989 {unpublished data only}
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References to studies excluded from this review

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  3. Additional references
Agarwal 2005 {published data only}
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Andrews 2007 {published data only}
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Epstein 1970 {published data only}
Fadavi 1990 {published data only}
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Heyman 2009 {published data only}
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Infantino 2011 {published data only}
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Petros 1997 {published data only}
Seaver 1984 {published data only}
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Srivatsa 1991 {published data only}
Testa 2012 {published data only}
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Toomey 2011 {published data only}
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Volsko 1997 {published data only}
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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
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