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How do others dress their picc lines

There seems to be some consternation regarding dressing piccs. Some just cover the insertion site and leave the rest of the line hanging out. Some put the griplocks on the pink and blue catheter clamp that shows you how long your line is and some put the griplocks on the actual wings.
Myself I like to cover the site and the clips and use griplocks on the wings. I dont like to see trailing picc lines!! I imagine there could be a small problem when you dont cut them as we dont!! I worry about infection risks and damage to the line.
Any thoughts and ideas would be welcomed. My nhs email is linda.hayler@nhs.net
Thanks


In: dressings, Posted 2 years ago

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