You will be taught how to check and use the PIV before your child goes home. A home infusion company will provide the needed supplies to care for the PIV at home.
- Do not remove the dressing or tape.
- Do not allow the PIV to get wet. Cover the area with a plastic covering and seal with tape before bath time to keep it from getting wet.
- Do not allow your child to do any activities that could damage the PIV. This includes contact sports, swimming or rough play.
- Check the PIV by touching, looking and comparing (TLC.)