Suctionning techniques

  1. Could you tell me if sometime you use the tip of a yankauer on the nostril of a baby to suction him. If so, what is the pressure applied to do it and do you have a specific protocol for it or is it a common practice? Thank you
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   nur20
    This is not a common practice that i am aware of. Normally a baby,s nostril is suctioned with the soft, bendable catheter or even a small bulb syringe
  4. by   nurs4kids
    I agree with nurs20. Never used a Yankauer, only suct caths and bulb syr's. Normally just bulb syrs if I'm just doing nasal sx.

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