MedSchool: Ace Your OSCEsThe Medical Company
GET - On the App Store

PICC Blockage



    • Clinical Features

    • Inability to flush the line
    • Kinking of the line
    • Pain
    • Causes of PICC Blockage

    • Clot in the PICC
    • Kinking of the PICC
    • Prevention

    • Regular flushing of the line
    • Regular checks to ensure the line is not kinked
    • Management

    • Check for kinks, and remove the cannula if unable to flush.
Want more info like this?
  • Your electronic clinical medicine handbook
  • Guides to help pass your exams
  • Tools every medical student needs
  • Quick diagrams to have the answers, fast
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
Sign Up Now