3M Tegaderm 1635 (Central I.V. High Secural Dressings)
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.
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Suggested Applications :
Short peripheral and midline venous catheters,
Central venous catheters (including subclavian, jugular, femoral and PICCs),
Implanted infusion devices (ports),
Pulmonary artery catheters,
Insulin pump catheters,
Scalp vein needles,
Benefits: 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 on many 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. Unique, non-adhesive handles allow for hassle-free application.
Waterproof dressing provides a breathable bacterial and viral barrier to outside contaminants and allows the patient to shower.