Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide

Paediatric Surgery

Vascular Access Devices Consumer Information

The following information sheets are designed to provide patient/family to assist with caring for their device including troubleshooting and who to call/where to go for advice/assistance.


Care of a Peripheral Intravenous Cannula (PIVC) (348kb)

Care of a Port (359kb)

Care of a Central Venous Catheter (CVC) (395kb)

Care of a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) (357kb)



last modified: 01 Oct 2015