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3M™ Tegaderm™ IV Transparent Film Dressing with Border 1655

  • 3M ID 70200749177

Stabilises the catheter, minimising catheter movement.

Notched designs provide a better seal around the catheter.

Waterproof, sterile barrier protects the I.V. site from external contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, blood and body fluids – in vitro testing shows that the transparent film provides a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter or larger while the dressing remains intact without leakage

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Highlights
  • Stabilises the catheter, minimising catheter movement
  • Notched designs provide a better seal around the catheter
  • Waterproof, sterile barrier protects the I.V. site from external contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, blood and body fluids – in vitro testing shows that the transparent film provides a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter or larger while the dressing remains intact without leakage
  • Transparency allows monitoring of I.V. sites without the need to remove the dressing
  • Breathable film lets oxygen in and moisture vapour out
  • Picture-frame delivery makes placement accurate and easy, minimising potential to stick to gloves or to itself
  • Framed style allows one-handed application and less waste. 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
  • Up to 7-day wear time

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing, Frame Style, is a sterile, vapour permeable transparent film dressing.

3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressings can be used to cover and protect catheter sites, and secure devices to the skin.

Suggested applications
  • Short peripheral and midline venous catheters
  • Feeding tubes
  • 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