Objective To explore the clinical application of PICC catheter in the intensive care unit and nursing methods. Methods 60 patients who were treated by PICC from May 2013 to May 2015 in intensive care unit,were selected.The clinical data of patients were retrospectively analyzed.The method and nursing method of PICC tube were studied. Results One-time success rate of catheter was 95.0%,and the success rate of catheter was 100%.The postoperative complication rate was 10%,among them,1 patient with mechanical phlebitis,accounting for 1.7%,2 patients with catheter jam,accounting for 3.3%,3 patients with catheter migration or out,accounting for 5.0%.The complications were significantly improved by appropriate nursing care. Conclusion The application of PICC in the intensive care unit can quickly establish a route for the patients,reduce stinging pain repeatedly,guarantee the safety of transfusion,and improve the efficiency and quality of nursing work.It is worth promoting.
China medicine and pharmacy
Intensive care unit