3M Tegaderm IV Dressing, Oval, 3-1/2 X 4-1/2 cm
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3M Tegaderm CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressings provide antimicrobial protection, site visibility, catheter securement, and moisture management all in a single product to help meet your goals for patient safety, clinician confidence, and cost of care. The clear choice for improved patient care. Tegaderm transparent dressings are preferred by clinicians for protecting and securing IV catheters and are safe for wound care applications. Product safety and performance is supported by clinical studies in a wide variety of clinical settings. 3M offers abroad line of sizes, shapes, and delivery systems, providing the clinician and patient with a solution for every transparent dressing need and are safe for wound care applications
1. Unmatched ease of application
- Unique picture frame delivery system makes it quick and easy to achieve precise, secure placement of the dressing every time
- Allows for one-handed placement inmost applications
2. Enhanced site protection and securement
- 3M Tegaderm Transparent Film Dressings are breathable letting oxygen in and moisture vapour out, allowing the skin to function normally
- Notched dressings with soft cloth provide added securement for bulky multi-lumen catheters and difficult to dress insertion sites
- The film barrier is impervious to liquids ,bacteria, and viruses, preventing external contamination of the site
3. Comfortable for patients
- Conformable film flexes with patient movement
- Less frequent dressing changes reduce the risk of skin trauma
- The adhesive is gentle to the skin, yet has good adherence for extended wear
- Special designs for bulky, multi-lumen catheters reduce tension on the dressing and sutures
- Notched dressings provide a cushion under the catheter hub
- IV site or wound can easily be monitored for early signs of complications without disturbing or changing the dressing
- Transparent film dressings can be left in place for up to 7 days compared to24–48 hours for tape and gauze dressings
- Less frequent dressing changes save time, supply costs and reduce the potential for site contamination
- Special adhesive of Tegaderm HP Transparent Film Dressing provides greater holding power under diaphoretic conditions
5. Clinically proven
- Tegaderm transparent dressing products are supported by more clinical studies than any other brand of transparent dressings
- Internationally recognized guidelines are supported by clinical studies using Tegaderm transparent dressing
- Allow all preps and protectants to dry thoroughly before dressing application. Open package and remove sterile dressing .Remove the centre panel and place on sterile field. The tape strips will remain attached to this piece. Peel the liner from the dressing, exposing the adhesive surface
- Position the transparent portion of the dressing so that it is centred over the insertion site, while holding the notched portion off the skin
- Position the dressing so the notch fits snugly around the catheter port and under the hub. The notched portion of the dressing will help to secure the catheter. Slightly overlap the tabs under the catheter to form a tight seal around the catheter or lumens
- Press the dressing into place
- Slowly remove the frame while smoothing down the dressing edges. Next, seal the edges of the notch and smooth the dressing from the centre toward edges using firm pressure to enhance adhesion
- Sterile tape strips can be used under the catheter wings or hub to protect the skin, over the catheter wings or hub to enhance catheter stability, or to secure IV tubing or stabilize catheter lumens. Fold edge of sterile tape strip over itself making a small tab for easier removal. Record information on label, remove from frame then place on or near the dressing
Support the skin and catheter while removing the dressing to prevent skin trauma or catheter dislodgement.
- Remove any tape strips applied on top of the dressing. Saturate with alcohol, if necessary, to assist in loosening the tape strips.
- Separate dressing tabs and gently peel back to the transparent portion.
- Grasp one edge of the transparent film dressing and slowly peel it toward the catheter in the direction of hair growth. Avoid skin trauma by peeling the dressing back, rather than pulling it up from the skin. Or gently pull the transparent portion straight out to stretch it and release adhesion. A medical adhesive solvent can also be used to facilitate dressing removal.
- Hemostas is of the catheter site or wound should be achieved before applying the dressing.
- Do not stretch the dressing during application. Mechanical skin trauma may result if the dressing is applied with tension.
- 3M Tegaderm Transparent Film Dressings should not be re-sterilized by gamma or steam methods.
- Antimicrobial ointments containing polyethylene glycols may compromise the strength of Tegaderm HP Transparent Film Dressing
- The product warranty is applicable as per the terms and conditions provided by the product manufacturer.
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- No returns will be accepted after 30 days from the date of shipment.
- All returns are subject to a restocking fee as per manufacturers terms and conditions.
- All returns must have an RGA number (Returned Goods Authorization), unauthorized returns will not be accepted.
- We do not guarantee fulfillment of any desired purpose or product suitability to the user and this will not be considered as a valid reason for return.
- The products must be new, unused condition, not tampered with, in original packaging and returned at the customers expense in the original packaging.
- If your return is not due to any manufacturing defect then the original shipping cost will be deducted from the total refund.
- Hygiene, bath and toilet items cannot be returned once opened or used.
- Standard manufacturer terms and conditions apply for return policy of this product.
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