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  • 3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressing
  • 3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressing

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    • An all-in-one antimicrobial and transparent CHG gel pad dressing allows continuous I.V. site observation
    • Provides immediate and continuous antimicrobial protection with integrated chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) gel pad
    • CHG gel pad provides antimicrobial activity suppressing skin flora regrowth for up to seven days and allows delivery of CHG under the catheter
    • Indicated and clinically proven to reduce the risk of catheter colonisation in patients with central venous and arterial catheters
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    Specifications
    Brand
    Tegaderm™
    Condition
    I.V. Related
    Dressing Type
    Film Dressing
    Hypoallergenic
    Yes
    IV Related Condition Type
    Arterial Catheter, CVC Dialysis, CVC Implanted Port, CVC PICC, CVC Short-Term, CVC Tunneled, Epidural Catheter, PIV
    Latex
    No
    Product Type
    I.V.
    Product Use
    Arterial Catheter, CVC, Dialysis, Epidural Catheter, PICC, PIV
    Details
    • An all-in-one antimicrobial and transparent CHG gel pad dressing allows continuous I.V. site observation
    • Provides immediate and continuous antimicrobial protection with integrated chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) gel pad
    • CHG gel pad provides antimicrobial activity suppressing skin flora regrowth for up to seven days and allows delivery of CHG under the catheter
    • Indicated and clinically proven to reduce the risk of catheter colonisation in patients with central venous and arterial catheters
    • Indicated and clinically proven to reduce major catheter related infection by 67% in a randomised controlled trial in ICU patients with central venous and arterial catheters
    • Waterproof cover over dressing and I.V. site is recommended when showering

    3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressing is used to cover and protect catheter sites and to secure devices to the skin.

    3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressing is our all-in-one antimicrobial and transparent CHG gel pad dressing. Proven to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) and catheter colonisation, they combine antimicrobial activity with the high performance of Tegaderm dressings.

    Suggested Applications

    • Central venous catheters (including subclavian, jugular, femoral and PICCs)
    • Short peripheral and midline venous catheters
    • Arterial catheters
    • Epidural catheters
    • Dialysis catheters

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    35. Karpanen TJ et al (2011) Antimicrobial activity of a chlorhexidine intravascular catheter site gel dressing. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 66: 1777-1784 34. Timsit JF et al (2012) Randomised controlled trial of chlorhexidine dressing and highly adhesive dressing for preventing catheter related infections in critically ill adults. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; 186 (12) 1272-1278
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