Title

Inserting and Maintaining Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters.

Publication/Presentation Date

12-1-1997

Abstract

Peripherally inserted central catheters are a type of vascular access device that has many advantages for patients with longer-term and special infusion needs. Increasingly common in home and hospital settings, nurses should know how to insert, maintain, and educate patients and families about these devices. One hospital's experiences implementing a model program is described.

Volume

6

Issue

6

First Page

350

Last Page

353

ISSN

1092-0811

Disciplines

Nursing

PubMedID

9429407

Department(s)

Patient Care Services / Nursing, Patient Care Services / Nursing Faculty

Document Type

Article