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 REMEMBER AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH MORE THAN 10 POUNDS OF AN EXPENSIVE CURE


-Original Quote from Benjamin Franklin, Augmented by Harvey Beach

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PICC line placement

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter. Using ultrasound technology to visualize a deep, large vessel in the upper arm, the PICC catheter is inserted by a specially trained and certified PICC nurse specialist.

A PICC line may be requested for a variety of treatment options such as:

  • Prolonged IV antibiotic treatment
  • IV access obtainable by less invasive and longer lasting methods
  • Multiple accesses obtainable with one access line
  • TPN Nutrition
  • Chemotherapy
  • IV access related to physiological factors
  • Home or sub-acute discharge for extended treatment
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