Can PICC lines be used to accurately obtain CVP readings? Are there any articles out there that support/don't support this practice?
One of Marcia Ryder's articles from years ago discussed this. It is possible to get accurate CVP reading from a PICC if there is no integral valve in the PICC. Lynn
Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI
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