Risk factors associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheter-related large vein thrombosis in neurological intensive care patients

@article{Wilson2011RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with peripherally inserted central venous catheter-related large vein thrombosis in neurological intensive care patients},
  author={Thomas J Wilson and Devin L Brown and William J Meurer and William R. Stetler and David A Wilkinson and Jeffrey James Fletcher},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={38},
  pages={272-278}
}
Using Virchow’s triad as a framework, we sought to identify risk factors independently associated with symptomatic peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC)-related large vein thrombosis (PRLVT) in neurological intensive care patients. A retrospective cohort study and detailed chart review were performed for 431 consecutive PICCs placed in patients admitted to our neurological intensive care unit between March 2008 and February 2010. Variables theorized to potentially increase the… CONTINUE READING
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