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PICC line insertion

PICC line insertion

Video shows a PICC line insertion for a patient who possibly will have long term antibiotic therapy.  This procedure is completed by a RN who is specially trained in the procedure.  This is a sterile procedure.  PICC lines can stay in place for at least one year.  PICC lines are mostly used for long term antibiotic therapys and certain chemotherapy.  PICC lines keep patients from having to have peripherial IV's started...

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