Our waterproof covers can help enable normal bathing whilst undergoing chemotherapy. If you, or someone you love, has recently started undergoing chemotherapy, they may be fitted with a PICC line. Held in place with a dressing, the PICC line will be changed regularly to ensure it stays clean.
If you need to go home with a PICC line, don’t worry! Your doctor or nurse will instruct you on how to look after the line and yourself. But here are some simple things you can do to take care of yourself whilst you have the line, and ensure it keeps working efficiently. 1. Prevent infection
When a child suffers a broken bone, it’s usually caused by scampering around the rocks at the beach, falling from a climbing frame at the park or other such misadventures. But as an adult, our breaks usually happen in more mundane circumstances; tripping on the stairs at work, falling from a chair we stood on to reach the back of the cupboard. Hardly exciting or glamorous!