Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Line Flow Rates for Patients Requiring Continuous or Intermittent Administration of Medications


( Last Updated : July 23, 2021)
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Project Number:
RB1581-000

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Question

  1. What is the safety of different "keep vein open" or continuous flow rates for infusion of medication using peripherally inserted central catheter lines?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the minimum flow rate for vascular lines?

Key Message

  • No evidence was identified regarding the safety of different keep vein open or continuous flow rates for infusion of medication using peripherally inserted central catheter lines.
  • No evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the minimum flow rate for vascular lines.