Not all medical tapes are the same. After all, certain situations call for specific adhesive requirements and clinicians appreciate having a wide variety of reliable, consistent tapes at their disposal.
Learn how 3M™ Medical Tapes can help in your clinical setting from gentle options for sensitive skin to tapes with stronger adhesion for critical securement.
Medical tapes are widely used in health care practice, with some regarding them as simple commodities. Our medical tapes deliver a broad range of securement solutions from tapes designed to protect fragile and at-risk skin such as elderly or oncology patients to secure those critical tubes including endotracheal and nasogastric tubes.
Read on to learn about the portfolio of 3M™ Medical Tapes or click here (PDF, 2.48 MB) for more information about our tapes.
Critical tube securement encompasses several patient safety concerns including Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injuries (MARSI) as well as Medical Device Related Pressure Ulcers (MDRPUs) and Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI). This continuing education program will focus on risk assessment and prevention measures that you can take to circumvent these potentially serious patient outcomes.
Learn more about Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injury
As clinicians, your patients put their trust in you every day. We understand you are focused on providing quality care and ensuring you are using skin-friendly products for patient comfort.
Meet 3M™ Kind Removal Silicone Tape - our gentle tape with silicone adhesive. Research confirms that upon removal 3M kind removal silicone tape causes minimal epidermal cell stripping and less pain.
Experience Kind Removal Silicone Tape for yourself and understand why 9 out of 10 nurses rated 3M™ Kind Removal Silicone Tape as "better" or "much better" than their current gentle tape for less pain on removal*
* In pre-market clinical evaluations, overall ratings
Preventing Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injuries (MARSI) is key for providing positive patient outcomes. We understand that. In fact, we invented the category of gentle-to-the-skin medical tapes over 50 years ago. If you are seeking tapes with breathability that offer adhesion as well as a range of applications, consider the following:
Learn more about MARSI (PDF, 458.37 KB) and strategies for preventing skin damage.
Medical tapes help to secure tubing, ranging from bulky to lightweight tubing. Additionally, tapes help ensure wound dressings remain in place and splints stay secure. Consider the following tapes for your securement needs:
3M™ Durapore, Transpore, Micropore, Blenderm, Medipore sont des dispositifs médicaux de classe I selon la directive 93/42 CEE. Marquages CE. 3M Deutschland GmbH, Allemagne. 3M Poland Manufacturing Sp.z.o.o. Pologne. Lire attentivement les informations figurant sur l’emballage avant toute utilisation. Précautions d’emploi des sparadraps : ne pas poser en tension.
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