Comprehensive guidelines on appropriate use of PICCS
Just published guidelines that will provide doctors/hospital to quickly determine the when to use a PICC. Gives clinicians an easy-to-use framework to pick the right device for each adult patient. It has yet to find it's way down to every doc/hospital.
Marlene, wife to John DX w/SAA April 2002, Stable partial remission; Treated with High Dose Cytoxan, Johns Hopkins, June 2002. Final phlebotomy 11/2016. As of January 2017, FE is 233, HGB 11.7, WBC 5.1/ANC 4.0, Plts 146K.