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In addition to exhibiting,
Medical adhesive-related skin injury is a clinically relevant and potentially avoidable event. Preventing MARSI has the potential to reduce complications, increase patient satisfaction, and improve clinical outcomes.1
Covalon’s IV Clear™ is indicated to cover and protect vascular access devices used in a wide variety of both acute and alternate care settings. Its patented combination of chlorhexidine and silver is proven to have a synergistic effect against some of the most commonly associated blood stream infection bacteria2 and its skin sparing silicone adhesive will not cause adhesive related skin injury or pain during dressing changes3.
“As proud first time sponsors of this event, and are excited about the
opportunity to show patients and their clinicians the combined benefits
that only IV Clear can offer,” said
To learn more about IV Clear, visit
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1 Farris M, K, et al. Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury Prevalence Among Adult Acute Care Patients. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2015;42(6):589-598.
2 A Laboratory Study of the Synergistic Effect of Chlorhexidine and Silver, Blom, Kristina Werthen, Maria et al. American Journal of Infection Control , Volume 43 , Issue 6 , S22
3 A Human Repeat Patch Test Study, DiTizio et al. http://www.wounds-uk.com/case-series/harrogate-2014-conference-posters