OSCE Clinical Procedure skills | PICC line

Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line involves percutaneoud insertion of a long line in Newborn for various indications such as need for prolonged TPN.

It is one a common procedure done in Neonatal intensive care units and can be asked as observed OSCE stations in exma.

The following video outlines the steps involved in instertion of PICC line in newly born children.

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Ajay Agade | DNB(Pediatrics), FNB(Pediatric Intensive Care), Fellowship in Pediatric pulmonology and LTV

Ajay is a Paediatric Intensivist, currently working in Pediatric Pulmonology & LTV at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS, London