Every I.V. site presents the potential for infection, dislodgment, skin damage and other complications. These complications can potentially cause patient discomfort and pain, extended hospital stays, additional therapy, and surgical intervention—even increased patient mortality.
As your partner in protecting patients, we want to do everything in our power to help you achieve your goal of zero bloodstream infections. Learn more about free educational resources and evidence-based products to help you stop bloodstream infections before they start.
3M Science offers a broad portfolio of innovative tools that can help you protect every I.V. catheter—from insertion to removal. From hand hygiene, skin preps and barrier films to securement devices, transparent dressings, and disinfecting caps, our evidence-based products can help you deliver compassionate care, protect patient and clinician safety, help prevent the risks of costly complications, and improve patient satisfaction.
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