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IV3000 Standard Transparent Film Central/Epidural IV Dressings are manufactured by Smith & Nephew. These central IV dressings come with orange handles for easy tape fixation. The orange adhesive handles provide quick and easy application. These 4649 Dressings are moisture responsive cannula fixation dressings. The IV3000 Standard dressing is indicated for epidurall and central venous IV fixation. These transparent dressings are moisture responsive. The Smith & Nephew IV3000 Dressings are specifically designed to meet the needs of catheter fixation. The IV3000 Central or Epidural IV Dressing helps keep the catheter site dry by trasmitting moisture away from the wound area.
IV3000 Transparent Film IV Dressing Features & Benefits
- Reduces dressing changes.
- Provides excellent catheter stabilization.
- Easy application and removal.
- Standard IV application for central or Epidural.
- Provides physical separation between the catheter site and external environments to assist in preventing contamination of the catheter site.
- Creates an environment for managing moisture at the catheter site through increased moisture vapor transmission rates.
- Film acts as a barrier to bacteria including MSRA.
- Offers convenient visual inspection.
- Offers greater patient comfort.
- Waterproof barrier.
- Minimizes unscheduled dressing changes.
- Moisture responsive cannula fixation dressing.
- Grid pattern adhesive.
- Transparent and conformable.
- May help reduce risk of infection by preventing moisture accumulation.
IV3000 Standard Transparent Film Central or Epidural IV Dressings Specifications
- IV3000 Standard Transparent Film Central IV Dressing Product Number: 4649.
- Width: 4 Inch.
- Length: 8 Inch.
- Use: Moisture responsive cannula fixation dressing.
- Application: Central/Epidural IV Catheter Dressing.
- Color: Transparent.
- Manufacturer: Smith & Nephew.
- Brand: Opsite.
- Sub brand: IV3000 Standard.
- HCPCS Code: A6258.
- UNSPSC Code: 42311505.
IV3000 Dressings Additional Information
- Tripepi-Bova KA, Woods KD, Loach MC. A comparison of transparent polyurethane and dry gauze dressings for peripheral i.v. catheter sites: rates of phlebitis, infiltration, and dislodgment by patients. Am J Crit Care. 1997; 6: 377-81.
- Wheeler S et al. A prospective, randomised, three-way clinical comparison of a novel, highly permeable, polyurethane dressing with 206 Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheters: OPSITE IV3000 vs. Tegaderm vs. gauze and tape. II. Nursing issues: effectiveness and tolerance as catheter dressings. In: Maki, DG, ed, International Congress and Symposia Series No. 179, 'Improving Catheter Site Care', Royal Society of Medicine Series, London, New York, 1991, 67-72. (in-vitro).
- Richardson, MC (1991) An in-vivo assessment of microbial proliferation under transparent film dressings. In Maki, DG, Ed., International Congress and symposium Series No 179, 'Improving catheter site care'. Royal Society of Medicine Series, London, New York, 29-33.
- Treston-Aurand, J et al. Impact of Dressing Materials on Central Venous Catheter Infection Rates. J Intraven Nurs 1997; 20: 201-6.
- Campbell H, Carrington M. Peripheral IV cannula dressings: advantages and disadvantages. Br J Nurs. 1999; 8: 1420-2, 1424-7.
- Besley, M. OPSITE IV3000: Potential for improved quality of life for haemodialysis patients with permanent central venous catheters in Maki, D G ed. International Congress and Symposium Series No 179 Improving Catheter Site Care, Royal Society of Medical Services Ltd, London. New York, 1991 57-59 (in-vitro).
- Jones A. Dressings for the Management of Catheter Sites. JAVA 2004; 9: 26-33.
- Pratt RJ et al. epic2: National Evidence-based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England. J Hosp Inf 2007; 65S: S1-S64.
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Manufacturer Smith & Nephew Sub Brand Opsite
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