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Need help with this mobile app? Contact the app's developer: ​ImprovePICC.

Michigan Magic app is designed to improve decision-making in vascular access. Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are among the most commonly used central venous catheter (CVC) in contemporary medical practice. The rise in popularity of PICCs reflects several advantages, including safe insertion and growing availability of vascular access nurses that offer convenient bedside insertion. However, PICCs are also associated with important complications, including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). Judicious use of PICCs to balance these risks against benefits is therefore necessary.

Michigan MAGIC app is designed to help guide users by providing recommendations on appropriate PICC use. Based on user feedback, the Michigan Magic app will present the user with an easy to use set of recommendations on the appropriateness or inappropriateness of intravenous catheters as well as further information derived directly from MAGIC.

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