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No More Pricks, Now I've Got My PICC

PICC LINES--A BLESSING AND A CURSE. I've had a PICC line for a little over a year now, as my veins were not coping with all the frequent infusions. My first PICC line clotted after 9 months, so I'm on my second now. As annoying as it can be to have a tube hanging from your arm, you should always remember the good it's done for you and how it is helping you now!...
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Adapting to the PICC Life

Last year, I had my first PICC line placed to receive long-term IV antibiotic therapy for Chronic Neurological Lyme Disease. Since the first daunting procedure, I have had three additional PICC lines placed due to complications along the way. In the beginning, I felt entirely overwhelmed, not only with having a catheter tunneling from my bicep down into my heart, but also having to learn how to ...
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Safe and Easy IV Treatment - Event at Work!

Daniel Oest is your average 31-year-old guy living in Grand Junction Colorado. He spends his days working at a power sports shop, and after work, he likes to ride motorcycles and spend time with his two little boys. Daniel is always working with his hands, whether it’s fixing a bike or a boat at work, or scooping up one of his boys; he depends on his hands. So when Dan got into a motorcycle ...
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