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3M Tegaderm CHG IV Securement Dressing Manufacturer Description
Only Tegaderm CHG Dressings combine the most critical elements of I.V. site care into a single product to help you meet your goals for patient safety, clinican confidence, and cost of care. Download product brochure.
Antimicrobial Protection: Integrated CHG gel pad provides immediate and continuous protection.
Securement: Reinforced border and notch provides catheter securement.
Site Visibility: Transparent film and gel pad allows continuous site observation.
Breathability: Promotes moisture evaporation and enhances securement.
3M Tegaderm CHG Dressings are proven to be as effective as, or better than, BIOPATCH Protective Disk plus adhesive cover dressing at reducing skin flora and preventing regrowth.1 Tegaderm CHG Dressings are proven to maintain significantly lower counts than BIOPATCH after seven days on healthy adult subjects.
Simplifies I.V. Site Care
Tegaderm CHG Dressings are proven to significantly reduce the number of dressing changes and restarts which may reduce nursing time, materials cost, and the opportunity for exposure.3 The intuitive design lets you "skip the disk." The CHG gel pad is integrated into the film so it can't be dropped, forgotten or applied incorrectly--ensuring efficiency and consistency of care.
You get CHG protection plus an I.V. securement cover dressing in a single dressing, simplifying product selection, application and inventory control. Tegaderm CHG Dressings accommodate a majority of catheters and can be safely worn for up to seven days-or for the length of your facility protocol.
Increases Consistent and Correct Application
In clinical practice, the BIOPATCH disk is often laid on top of the catheter at the insertion site, greatly diminishing its efficacy.
Preferred by Clinicians
As part of a clinical evaluation, professional I.V. nurses were trained in proper application and removal techniques for Tegaderm CHG Dressings and CHG sponge disks plus cover dressing. Immediately after training, they applied the dressings and rated Tegaderm CHG Dressings significantly better on all criteria:
- Overall performance
- Ease of correct application.
- Ability to see the I.V. site
- Ease of training another clinician
- Ability of the gel pad to conform around the catheter
- Ability to absorb fluid
Tegaderm CHG IV Port Dressing Single Port Application (3:17 Minutes)
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