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Procedures in Critical Care
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter
peripherally inserted central catheter.
Introduction , Definitions and Terms, Techniques, Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls, Suggested Reading
A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) is a relatively new form of central line inserted peripherally, threaded into a central location (Figure 37-1) intended for long-term, including outpatient, use. It is often used for administration of agents such as chemotherapeutic drugs, antibiotics, and parenteral nutrition, and may be associated with a lower rate of infection than centrally inserted catheters...."
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