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3M Post-Operative Care System

Image of a clinician assisting a post-operative patient down the hallway of a hospital.

Surgery might be over, but your job is just beginning.

Post-operative surgical site infections (SSIs) disrupt the healing process, drain monetary resources and increase demands on hospital staff.

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Along with the day-to-day demands of post-operative care, you must constantly monitor the surgical wound site to help reduce the risk of infection and ensure it heals properly.

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3 steps. 3 solutions. 1 simple system.

Our three step, three solution system streamlines post-operative care into simple procedures that help you support patients on their journey to healing. Sign up for a free sample kit today!

  • Image of a surgical wound closed with 3M Steri-Strip Adhesive Skin Closures.

    Choosing an appropriate closure is the first step to protect your patients. 3M™ Steri-Strip™ Adhesive Skin Closures may help reduce the risk of SSIs3,4 while providing wound support5. Plus, they’re non-invasive compared to sutures and staples

  • Image of a surgical wound closed with 3M Steri-Strip Adhesive Skin Closures being swabbed with 3M Cavilon No Sting Barrier Film.

    Skin breakdown can often be prevented with products that protect skin integrity from the start. 3M™ Cavilon™ No Sting Barrier Film forms a protective barrier between skin and the adhesive of the dressing, device or tape, helping to reduce the risk of Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (MARSI) before it occurs.

  • Image of a surgical wound covered with a 3M Tegaderm Plus Pad Dressing.

    With the possibility of infection, you need a dressing that can provide a protective environment. 3M™ Tegaderm™ +Pad Dressings are an effective viral* and bacterial barrier to some of the most common SSI organisms, which helps create an environment for healing.

    *In vitro testing shows that the transparent film dressing provides a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter or larger while the dressing remains intact without leakage.

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A total solution for care

With the possibility of serious post-operative complications, you need a solution that can help you protect and care for vulnerable patients.

Our three step, three solution system, makes post-operative best practices simple to understand and implement. See the process and products that keep post-operative care simple and successful in action.

  • Image of a clinician opening a Tegaderm Plus Pad Dressing and getting ready to apply it to a surgical incision.

    Designed to fit a variety of post-operative needs.

    Our three step, three solution system is designed to fit a variety of post-surgical needs to promote optimal wound care.

    • Cesarean surgery
    • Open abdominal surgery
    • Knee surgery
    • Arthroscopic surgery
    • Hip surgery
    • …and more
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Sign up for a free sample kit.

Choose the process and products that keep post-operative care simple and successful. Request a free sample kit today!

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Find out more.

For more detailed information on the products found in our three step, three solution post-operative care system, download the brochure.

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  • Surgical Site Infection Toolkit, Berrio-Torres, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Products, 2009.
    Kirkland KB, Briggs JP, Trivett SL, et al. The impact of surgical-site infections in the 1990s: attributable mortality, excess length of hospitalization, and extra costs. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999;20:725-730.
    Pepicello J, Yavorek H. Five year experience with tape closure of abdominal wounds. Surg. Gynecol. Obstet. 1989;169:310-314.
    Conolly WB, Hunt TK, Zederfeldt B, Cafferata HT, Dunphy JE. Clinical comparison of surgical wounds closed by suture and adhesive tapes. Am. J. Surg. 1969;117(3):318-322.
    Forrester JC: Wolff’s Law in Relation to the Healing Skin Wound. J Trauma, 10:770-779, 1970.

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