Newborn Care Series: Inserting an IV

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This film shows how to insert an IV into the tiny vein of a newborn. It illustrates gathering supplies, finding a good vein, applying a tourniquet, the insertion technique, taping and splinting the IV, and administering medication.

The intended audience is frontline health workers in the developing world. This video was produced by Global Health Media Project with support from USAID/MCHIP.

(CC) 2012 This video is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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