PICC line

PICC line

acronym for peripherally inserted central catheter; a long-term type that is inserted peripherally.
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He had recently been discharged from the hospital with a right sided PICC line for longer term antimicrobial treatment of bacteremia and an abscess.
I was fortunate to go home on Thanksgiving Day with a PICC line in my arm so that I could get IV antibiotics at home for six weeks.
This year I heard about the NZMAT team, eliminating surgical smoke plume, PICC line insertions, cardiac biopsy and more.
Two patients had signs of infection related to PICC line insertion, without blood stream dissemination, and one patient had liver impairment and cholestasis during therapy.
Our finding of a lack of association for PICC line infections with dwell time suggests that clinicians should focus their efforts to reduce CLABSI on both proper line maintenance and timely central line removal when the line is no longer needed," the authors wrote (Pediatrics.
Customers tell us they love the look and feel of the fabrics and are more comfortable going out in public with their PICC Line securely covered," Nakashima said.
His PICC line was still in place, and he had not missed any treatment sessions since his discharge.
He's currently on the fifth week of a six-week treatment, and if Triangle Lake wins its next two games and qualifies for the Class 1A state tournament in Baker City on March 6, Steinhauer's PICC line would be removed and he'd be able to play again.
One day later, a left upper-extremity PICC line was inserted at bedside by the PICC nurse.
This is a situation in which you can avoid giving someone a PICC line.
As a going away present my doctor surprised me and removed my PICC line today from my arm .