How long do we wait before placing a PICC LINE on the oposite arm of AICD or PACEMAKER?
No guidelines. This is determined by the preferences of the cardiologist inserting the AICD or pacemaker, ranges from 6 weeks to 6 months. Catheter still shares the same vein as the lead wires in SVC.
Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, NPD-BC, CRNI
Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.
PO Box 10
Milner, GA 30257
Office Phone 770-358-7861