The use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in cancer care is increasing over traditional central venous catheters. Nurses frequently collect blood by venipuncture when a PICC is inserted, as there is no available evidence to confirm the reliability of blood tests collected through PICCs in adults.

Complete Blood Count Collected Via Venipuncture Versus Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter in Hematological Patients: A Comparison of 2 Methods

Ponticelli, Elena;Clari, Marco
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Conti, Alessio;Campagna, Sara
2021

Abstract

The use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in cancer care is increasing over traditional central venous catheters. Nurses frequently collect blood by venipuncture when a PICC is inserted, as there is no available evidence to confirm the reliability of blood tests collected through PICCs in adults.
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Ponticelli, Elena; Clari, Marco; Volpes, Martina; Valenti, Laura; Angioni, Marco; Granero, Daniele; Bert, Mattia; Conti, Alessio; Campagna, Sara
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