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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+)NA2020-11-18T05:00:00Z9.2000000000000062.5000000000000425.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after a PICC removal.</p><p>Your child has had a <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=1012&language=English">peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</a> removal. The information on this page 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 <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> 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>Call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following:</p><ul><li>A <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> higher than 38°C (100.4°F)</li><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">Pain</a> requiring <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> after 48 hours</li><li>Bleeding that does not stop with pressure around the old PICC site</li><li>Leakage or drainage at the old PICC site</li></ul><h2>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children who have a PICC removal go home 30 minutes after the procedure. Some children remain in the hospital to receive additional treatment. The length of time your child remains at the hospital differs depending on the reason for the removal.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2><p>At SickKids, the interventional radiologists work in the <a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/IGT/index.html">Department of Diagnostic Imaging – Division of Image Guided Therapy (IGT)</a>. You can call and speak to the Vascular Access Service resource nurse at (416) 813-6986 during working hours, or leave a message with the Vascular Access Team. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, please call The Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at 416-813-7500 and ask them to page your child’s doctor on call, or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</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+)NA2014-03-28T04:00:00ZHealth (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+)NA2020-11-18T05:00:00Z9.2000000000000062.5000000000000425.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after a PICC removal.</p><p>Your child has had a <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=1012&language=English">peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)</a> removal. The information on this page 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 <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for pain.</li><li>Your child may return to gentle activity 24 hours after the procedure.</li></ul><h2>Dressing Care</h2><p>Leave the dressing on for 48 hours. After 48 hours, the dressing can be removed if the site has scabbed underneath. Once the dressing is removed, your child may get the site wet.</p><h2>Bathing</h2><p>Your child may shower or take a bath after the PICC is removed. However, it is important to try to keep the dressing and the PICC site dry for 48 hours. If the dressing gets wet within the 48 hours, replace it with a new one.</p><h2>Pain Relief</h2><p>If needed, give your child <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for pain. Do not give your child any medicines that will thin the blood, such as <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)</a> or <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>, without checking with a nurse or your child's 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>Call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following:</p><ul><li>A <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> higher than 38°C (100.4°F)</li><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">Pain</a> requiring <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> after 48 hours</li><li>Bleeding that does not stop with pressure around the old PICC site</li><li>Leakage or drainage at the old PICC site</li></ul><h2>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children who have a PICC removal go home 30 minutes after the procedure. Some children remain in the hospital to receive additional treatment. The length of time your child remains at the hospital differs depending on the reason for the removal.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2><p>At SickKids, the interventional radiologists work in the <a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/IGT/index.html">Department of Diagnostic Imaging – Division of Image Guided Therapy (IGT)</a>. You can call and speak to the Vascular Access Service resource nurse at (416) 813-6986 during working hours, or leave a message with the Vascular Access Team. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, please call The Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at 416-813-7500 and ask them to page your child’s doctor on call, or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</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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