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3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing - IV

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing - IV
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Transparent film dressings designed to secure the catheter in challenging I.V. applications. Many with notches and borders reinforced with a soft cloth fabric, designed to reduce edge lift and to seal around the insertion site.

Tegaderm™ I.V. Film has a "frame" delivery system. Sterile soft cloth tape strips are also provided with many dressings for anchoring hubs, lumens and tubing. Dressings are waterproof and latex-free.

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Skin and Wound Care  1610  3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing with Border 1610 2 inch x 2-1/4 inch (5cm x 5,7cm) Transparent Film Dressing with Border 
Skin and Wound Care  1635  3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing with Border 1635 3-1/2 inch x 4-1/4 inch (8,9cm x 10,5cm) Transparent Film Dressing with Border 

  • The CDC/HICPAC Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections base dressing change recommendations on studies with Tegaderm™ Film.
  • Notched designs provide a better seal around the catheter.
  • Sterile tape strips are provided with dressings.
  • Breathable film allows moisture vapor and oxygen exchange.
  • Transparency allows monitoring of I.V. sites without the need to remove the dressing.
  • Picture-frame style allows one-handed application and less waste.
  • Waterproof dressing provides a breathable bacterial and viral barrier{1} to outside contaminants and allows the patient to shower.
  • For pediatric I.V.s, the 1610 dressing, with colorful bears, provides an ideal solution.
  • {1} - in vitro testing has proven Tegaderm™ dressings provide a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter, (e.g. HCV) or larger (e.g. HBV and HIV) while the dressing remains intact without leakage.

  • Suggested Applications

  • To cover and protect I.V. catheter sites and secure devices to the skin:
  • Short peripheral and midline venous catheters
  • Central venous catheters (including subclavian, jugular, femoral and PICCs)
  • Implanted infusion devices (ports)
  • Dialysis catheters
  • Pulmonary artery catheters
  • Arterial catheters
  • Epidural catheters
  • Insulin pump catheters
  • Scalp vein needles
  • Feeding tubes

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