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Abstract Number: 208

PATTERNS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER USE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) use in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with non-functioning arteriovenous fistulae. Existing guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement in these patients but how often this occurs and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on PATTERNS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER USE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 170

CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are associated with central vein stenosis and failure to establish a functioning arteriovenous fistula. Thus, guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement when patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are likely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE