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3M Tegaderm CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate IV Securement Dressing

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Item# Description Pkg reward$ Price Blank
Item #: 1660
2-3/4" x 3-3/8" (7cm x 8.5cm)
Item #: 1657
3-1/2" x 4-1/2" (8.5cm x 11.5cm)
Item #: 1657
3-1/2" x 4-1/2" (8.5cm x 11.5cm)
Item #: 1658
4" x 4-3/4" (10cm x 12cm)
Item #: 1658
4" x 4-3/4" (10cm x 12cm)

3M Tegaderm CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate IV Securement Dressing is used to cover and protect catheter site from outside bacterial and viral contamination. It combines the antimicrobial power of CHG with the simplicity, reliability and dependability of a Tegaderm brand dressing. This integrated, one-step CHG and transparent dressing helps to improve compliance to facility protocol.

3M Chlorhexidine Gluconate IV Securement Dressings Benefits

  • CHG Tegaderm Dressing is an all-in-one antimicrobial solution
  • Protect I.V. sites in one integrated
  • Designed to protect critical lines against extraluminal contamination
  • The gel pad diffuses 2% CHG to the skin immediately, without requiring moisture to activate
  • The integrated design offers easy application with reliable antimicrobial protection and catheter securement

Tegaderm CHG IV Securement Dressing Features

  • Integrated I.V. dressing combines infection reduction with site visibility, catheter securement, and breathability
  • Proven to reduce CRBSI and vascular catheter colonization
  • Provides immediate and continuous antimicrobial protection with integrated chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) gel pad Helps keep catheters in place with large securement tape strip and conforming keyhole notch
  • Transparent film and gel pad allows continuous site visibility to easily assess for early signs of infection
  • Breathable film coating provides a barrier to microbes and external contaminants
  • Reinforcing document tape strip allows for documentation and can help secure hubs, lumens and tubing
  • Suggested Applications:
    • Short peripheral I.V. and midline venous catheters
    • Central venous catheters (including subclavian, jugular, femoral and PICCs)
    • Dialysis catheters
    • Arterial catheters
    • Epidural catheters
    • Other percutaneous devices

Tegaderm CHG Dressing Data Sheet

What to buy with 3M CHG Tegaderm Dressings

How to apply and remove 3M I.V. Dressings?

CHG Dressing Application

3M I.V. Dressing Application Step - 1
1. Allow all antiseptics and skin protectants to dry completely.
3M I.V. Dressing Application Step - 2
2. Peel the liner from the dressing. Turn over so the adhesive faces the skin. Ensure that the CHG gel pad covers the catheter insertion site (and suture sites when possible).
3M I.V. Dressing Application Step - 3
3. Be careful not to stretch the dressing at placement. Apply firm pressure to the entire dressing starting over the gel pad to enhance adhesion.
3M I.V. Dressing Application Step - 4
4. Apply pressure to securement border with one hand, while removing paper frame with opposite hand.
3M I.V. Dressing Application Step - 5
5. Remove notched tape strip from paper frame. Orient the notch towards the dressing and apply the tape strip under the extension tubing and over the dressing border. Remove adhesive-free tabs.
3M I.V. Dressing Application Step - 6
6. Document the dressing change information on the label strip. Apply label strip on top of dressing, over catheter lumen(s). Remove adhesive-free tabs.

Monitor 3M Gel Pad

Monitor Gel Pad

Monitor Gel Pad

The dressing should be changed if the gel pad remains displaced when pressed with a finger. Change Tegaderm CHG Dressings every seven days, when the dressing becomes loose or soiled, if the gel pad is saturated, or in cases where there is swelling, visible drainage, or lost visibility.

3M IV Securement Dressing Removal

3M I.V. Dressing Removal Step - 1
1. Using a low and slow removal technique, start removing the dressing from where the catheter or tubing exits the dressing toward the catheter insertion site. Avoid skin trauma by peeling the dressing back, rather than pulling it up from the skin. When the CHG gel pad is exposed, grasp a corner of the gel pad and the transparent film dressing between thumb and finger.
3M I.V. Dressing Removal Step - 2
2. Apply sterile alcohol swabs or wipes, or sterile solutions (i.e., sterile water or normal saline) between gel pad and skin to facilitate removal of the gel pad dressing.
3M I.V. Dressing Removal Step - 3
3. If needed, a medical adhesive solvent can be used to help remove the dressing border. Continue the low and slow removal method until the dressing is completely removed.

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