Center, Bldg. 275-4E-01, St. Paul, MN 55144
(3M Health Care Customer Helpline)
3M Tegaderm and Tegaderm HP
Tegaderm and Tegaderm HP transparent dressings
are ideal for protecting I.V. catheter sites or wounds, for securing
devices and for protection against skin breakdown. Tegaderm dressings
are breathable, sterile, transparent and waterproof and provide
a barrier to outside contaminants. Tegaderm HP dressing have
a special adhesive for greater staying power in the presence
of moderate amounts of moisture.
3M Health Care also offers a special
dressing for securing bulky catheters (product #1635). It is
notched and reinforced with soft cloth tape to provide a superior
seal around the catheter. Pre-cut sterile tape strips for securing
tubing, lumens or hubs and a documentation label are included.