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PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedurePPICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedurePICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedureEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NAVeinsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-03-28T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Michelle Côté, RN;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN6.0000000000000072.0000000000000269.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>This brochure is a guide on how to care for your child at home after a PICC removal.</p><p>Your child has had a PICC removal. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. </p><h2>Key points </h2><ul><li>Leave the dressing in place for 48 hours. </li><li>Your child can have acetaminophen for pain.</li><li>Your child may return to gentle activity 24 hours after the procedure.</li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor?</h2> <p>Phone your specialist or Image Guided Therapy (IGT), or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> higher than 38°C (100.4°F)</li> <li>pain needing <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> after 48 hours </li> <li>bleeding that does not stop with pressure around the PICC site </li> <li>leakage or drainage at the PICC site </li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns during the 48 hours after the procedure, you can contact the vascular access resource nurse during working hours at the Hospital for Sick Children at (416) 813-6986, your referring doctor, the IGT clinic at <strong>(416) 813-6054</strong>, or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</p> <p>For all concerns after 48 hours please call your family doctor or the vascular access resource nurse at The Hospital for Sick Children at (416) 813-6986. </p>
Retrait du CCIP : Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l'interventionRRetrait du CCIP : Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l'interventionPICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedureFrenchOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NAVeinsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-03-28T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Michelle Côté, RN;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APNHealth (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p> Ce guide pratique explique comment prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après le retrait d’un CCIP.</p><p>Votre enfant s’est fait retirer un CCIP.<br></p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Laissez le pansement en place pendant 48 heures.</li><li>Vous pouvez donner de l’acétaminophène (Tylenol®) à votre enfant contre la douleur.</li><li>Votre enfant peut reprendre des activités modérées 24 heures après l’intervention. </li></ul><h2>Quand consulter un médecin</h2><p>Appelez votre spécialiste ou la clinique de thérapie guidée par l’image (TGI), ou rendez-vous sans tarder au service d’urgence le plus proche si votre enfant a un ou plusieurs des symptômes suivants : </p><ul><li>une douleur nécessitant de l’acétaminophène (Tylenol®) après 48 heures</li><li>un saignement persistant près du site du CCIP, même si on y applique de la pression</li><li>une fuite ou un écoulement au site du CCIP</li></ul><h2>À l’Hôpital SickKids :</h2> <p>Si vous avez des inquiétudes dans les premières 48 heures suivant l’intervention, vous pouvez communiquer avec votre médecin traitant ou avec l’infirmier des services d’accès vasculaire pendant les heures ouvrables à l’Hôpital pour enfants malades au 416 813-6986; vous pouvez aussi appeler la clinique de TGI au 416 813-6054 ou vous rendre au service d’urgence le plus proche.</p><p>Si vous avez des inquiétudes après 48 heures, appelez votre médecin de famille ou l’infirmier des services d’accès vasculaire à l’Hôpital pour enfants malades au 416 813-6986.</p>

 

 

PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedure1240.00000000000PICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedurePICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedurePEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NAVeinsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-03-28T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Michelle Côté, RN;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN6.0000000000000072.0000000000000269.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>This brochure is a guide on how to care for your child at home after a PICC removal.</p><p>Your child has had a PICC removal. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help. </p><h2>Key points </h2><ul><li>Leave the dressing in place for 48 hours. </li><li>Your child can have acetaminophen for pain.</li><li>Your child may return to gentle activity 24 hours after the procedure.</li></ul><h2>Bathing </h2> <p>Your child may shower or take a bath 24 hours after the PICC is removed. It is important to try to keep the Band-Aid dry for 48 hours. If the Band-Aid gets wet replace it with a new one. Once it has healed (usually two days), your child may get the site wet. </p> <h2>Dressing Care </h2> <p>Leave the Band-Aid on for 48 hours. After 48 hours, the Band-Aid can be taken off if the site has scabbed underneath.</p> <h2>Pain Relief </h2> <p>If needed, give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a>. Be sure to follow the directions on the label. Do not give your child any medicines that thin the blood, such as <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)</a> or <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>, or blood thinners. If you are unsure or regularly using one of these medications, check with the nurse or doctor first. </p> <h2>Activity </h2> <p>Your child may return to regular activities 24 hours after the procedure. </p><h2>When to see a doctor?</h2> <p>Phone your specialist or Image Guided Therapy (IGT), or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> higher than 38°C (100.4°F)</li> <li>pain needing <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> after 48 hours </li> <li>bleeding that does not stop with pressure around the PICC site </li> <li>leakage or drainage at the PICC site </li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns during the 48 hours after the procedure, you can contact the vascular access resource nurse during working hours at the Hospital for Sick Children at (416) 813-6986, your referring doctor, the IGT clinic at <strong>(416) 813-6054</strong>, or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</p> <p>For all concerns after 48 hours please call your family doctor or the vascular access resource nurse at The Hospital for Sick Children at (416) 813-6986. </p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PICC_removal_caring_for_child_at_home.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/PICC_removal_caring_for_child_at_home.jpgPICC removal: Caring for your child at home after the procedureFalse

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