transparent dressing

transparent dressing

Transparent film Wound Care A waterproof dressing that is permeable to O2 and moisture. See Wound care.
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To address the growing concern of PIV complications, 3M has introduced 3M Tegaderm Antimicrobial V Advanced Securement Dressing and 3M Tegaderm Antimicrobial Transparent Dressing to enhance its offerings for PIV maintenance solutions.
We explored whether the regular use of a secure CHG-containing dressing (compared to a non-antimicrobial transparent dressing) to protect the catheters of ICU patients reduced the frequency of CRBSIs.
Jones (2011) conducted a randomized controlled trial on patients (N=79) with chest tubes to compare outcomes for standard dry gauze with a clear transparent dressing. She found the transparent adhesive dressing was not inferior to the gauze and tape standard of care.
The catheter was secured by silk on the neck and dressed with transparent dressing and was kept for a period of 48-72hrs.
IV 3000[TM] (Smith & Nephew) 3 required; a waterproof transparent dressing which is highly permeable to water vapour completely covers all the dressing and the external section of the PD catheter.
The use of gauze versus a semi-permeable transparent dressing for CVC hemodialysis exit sites has been well studied.
Tegaderm Absorbent clear acrylic dressing is constructed of a breathable transparent dressing film top layer and a perforated moist skin adhesive bottom layer that together "sandwich" an acrylic polymer.
Tegaderm (3M) is a transparent dressing composed of a sterile polyurethane film coated with a hypoallergenic acrylate adhesive that provides a barrier to bacteria and viral particles but is permeable to air and water vapor.
The epidural site has slight edema and the transparent dressing is not secure where the catheter tunnels to the insertion site, suggesting possible catheter displacement.
Site care includes insertion site cleansing with chlorhexidine scrub for 30 seconds, allowing the area to dry, and application of a transparent dressing with chlorhexidine gel pad.

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