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July 21, 2016

Six years ago, Maura Horton, a housewife in Raleigh, N.C., received a call from her husband, Don, the assistant football coach at North Carolina State. He was on the road for a game and having so much trouble buttoning his shirt, he had to ask a player (Russell Wilson, now the quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks) for help.

Mr. Horton had received a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease four years before, and symptoms were starting to worsen.

So Mrs. Horton did what anyone would do these days when faced with such a problem: She searched Google for “easy-to-close shirt.” And found … not much.

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Sizing & Instructions

How to find your size

Have a friend measure the circumference of your bicep where the PICC line will be or is already inserted.

Compare your measurement to the chart below. For best fit, use our sizing chart. When in doubt, go smaller - our covers are stretchy!


*Don't see your size? Email us at wecare@careandwear.com with your bicep measurement and we will get it for you! 

Order Size Bicep Measurement (in.) Bicep Measurement (cm)
XXS
7-9 18-23
XS
9-11 23-28
S 11-13 28-33
M 13-15 33-38
L 15-17 38-43
XL 17-19 43-48


Instructions

  1. Place the cover over dressing. Fit should be snug, mesh window should cover PICC site. The logo should be at the bottom of the cover.
  2. Remove daily to inspect site
  3. Wash regularly.
  4. Contact your doctor immediately with any swelling, redness, pain, or fever.