Submitted by anna liang, picc/iv nurse, UCSF Children's Hospital on Thu Nov 26 19:32:04 2009
Is there any evidence-based research regarding criteria for inserting a PICC in the presence of an elevated INR? Our IR want the INR less than 3 to do a PICC, but we as an IV Team have never used it as a contraindication. Just wondered what others are doing. Thanks.