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Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC): Understanding your PICC procedure and consent form   English
Abstract: This handout describes what to expect from having a PIC catheter placed. It gives information about the procedure, including risks, benefits, and alternatives.
Author: Vascular Access Program
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Vascular Access Program
Revised Date: 3/2016
PICCs and midline catheters: What they are and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes the use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) and midline catheters in long-term intravenous therapy at home. It explains how and where they are inserted and the conditions for which they are used. It includes catheter care, including changing the dressing and flushing and lists problems that might occur, such as breaks, movement, blockage, infection, drainage, blood under bandage, pain, and swelling.
Author: Vascular Access Program
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Vascular Access Program
Revised Date: 3/2016
Vascular dialysis access: Discharge instructions for grafts or fistulas   English
Abstract: This handout tells what to expect after having a graft or fistula placed in your arm or leg. It includes what activities are safe to do, problems to watch for, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Vascular Access Program
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Vascular Access Program
Revised Date: 6/2011
 
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