Fun and games! I get biweekly bloods, sometimes more often, but this time, things were incredibly uncooperative. My heart goes out to all phlebotomists I ever tortured with my shitty veins! Btw interesting point: one thing generally not in the consent form for PICC lines and their kin is shitty veins for life – depending on insertion speed, material, shear and other factors, potentially after a single line. This is so even though it’s a well documented risk and irreversible, so high stars on both sides of the slash sign. Not that many would decline but at least patients might opt to keep one arm free for other fun and games!

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