Inserting and Maintaining Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters.
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.
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Driscoll, M., Buckenmyer, C., Spirk, M., & Molchany, C. (1997). Inserting and maintaining peripherally inserted central catheters. Medsurg Nursing: Official Journal Of The Academy Of Medical-Surgical Nurses, 6(6), 350.
Patient Care Services / Nursing, Patient Care Services / Nursing Faculty