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CASE AND COMMENTARY: Preventing PICC Complications: Whose Line Is It?

Posted Dec 01 2012 7:00am
A woman undergoing treatment for myasthenia gravis via PICC developed extensive catheter-related thrombosis, bacteremia, and sepsis, and ultimately died. Although the PICC line was placed at one facility, the patient was receiving treatment at another, raising questions about who had responsibility for the line.
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