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Learning from errors
A sheared stylet
  1. S Shetty,
  2. S Power,
  3. K Afshar
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Royal Bolton Hospital, Farnworth, UK
  1. Correspondence to S Shetty, shettysandeep93{at}

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Neonatal intubating stylets (figure 1) are frequently used to assist intubation of preterm infants. Complications have been reported before.1 We report an episode in which the plastic sheath of …

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