Complications and controversies associated with peripherally inserted central catheters

David R. Hertzog, Peter Waybill

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Abstract

The placement of peripherally inserted central catheters has grown into one of the most common forms of intravenous access. Although complications associated with peripherally inserted central catheters are low, most healthcare providers will encounter them on a frequent basis. Awareness of these complications will help the clinician manage these issues appropriately.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-163
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Infusion Nursing
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)

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