Surfactant Administration via Laryngeal Mask Airway, Neonatology, WoS MCN

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This Standard Operating Procedure is intended to ensure that practitioners administering surfactant via a Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) do so in a standardised manner to maintain safe practice. The decision to administer surfactant using this technique is at the discretion of the attending neonatal consultant. Anyone undertaking this procedure should ensure that they have received instruction from a senior clinician who is experienced in the technique.

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