Submitted by gschwin, Nurse Practitioner, John T Mather Memorial Hospita on Thu Jan 13 19:49:53 2011
In my data of over 1000 PICC line insertions, I am seeing the brachial vein overrepresented when it comes to CLABSI. Has any one else experienced this? I discourage the use of this vein for multiple reasons, yet it seems that this is the case.
Genine Schwinge, ANP-BC, Vascular Access Coordinator Port Jefferson, NY