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a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open

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Central venous access devices (CVADs) including tunnelled central venous access catheters (CVCs), for example Hickman catheters, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs), and Port-a-Caths are commonly used in children with conditions requiring long periods of treatment, such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and osteomylitis.
Discard volume necessary for clinically useful coagulation studies from heparinized Hickman catheters.
Before Cookie left the hospital for the first time since the emplacement of the tubes, her nurses had to show me how to care for the Hickman catheter.
Pericardial tamponade and death from Hickman catheter perforation.
Thrombosis: The major Hickman catheter complication in patients with solid tumor.
After a 75-pound weight loss, a Hickman catheter was placed and parenteral nutrition was initiated.
Early each evening, Christy, Bill and Nathen prepare the mixture of vitamins, steroids, antibiotics and other medicines, change the dressing on his Hickman catheter (surgically implanted IV line) and hook Nathen to the machinery.
At operation, displacement of the direct atrial line was confirmed and a double-lumen Hickman catheter was inserted.