Positive outcome after looped peripherally inserted central catheter malposition. A case study.

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Abstract

Tip malposition of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) is a frequently encountered problem. Invasive and noninvasive techniques for resolution of malpositions described in the literature are reviewed. A positive outcome using non-invasive techniques after a looped malposition in the axillary vein is discussed.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalJournal of Infusion Nursing
Volume22
StatePublished - 1999

Keywords

  • central venous access lines
  • PICC

Disciplines

  • Nursing

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