Can a picc be placed in an amputated arm( below the elbow)? we are wondering and if not why can it not be placed?
As long as the amputation is healed and there are no circulatory problems, then yes I see no reason not to use it for a PICC.
Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI
Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.
126 Main Street, PO Box 10
Milner, GA 30257
Office Phone 770-358-7861