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On 11/12/2020 at 6:29 PM, Stefan Johansson said:

And I reply on the app :) (which I find a bit clunky still)
we would use phys sodium chloride for ELBW infants

Hmmm I didn't even realise this had posted from the app!! ooops! Interesting you use saline only. What are your infection rates per 1000 CL days in this particular cohort of babies????

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Hi Vicky

Due to skin fragility in this cohort of infants (and previous experience), we use the 0.1% Chlorhexidine irrigation solution in all infants < 28/40 until the epidermal layers stratify


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