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We withdraw blood from 3 Fr (20 g) PICC or larger. Anything smaller… we do not; too risky for clotting off. ——————————————- Mary Howitt Clinical Leader of Development IWK Health Center Halifax, NS Canada ——————————————-
This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Nurse Educators and APHON Open Forum . ——————————————- We are looking at our policy on drawing blood from PICC lines. I am wondering what others do for this. I would welcome feedback on the policies that you use in your institutions. Thanks 🙂
——————————————- Gwen Faschoway Surrey, BC Canada ——————————————-