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Clinical Performance of a Chlorhexidine Antimicrobial Dressing

2014-07-24 14:20:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Evaluate the clinical performance of a new IV Dressing in Comparison to a standard IV Dressing

Description

Prospective, controlled, randomized, clinical trial comparing the 3M™ TegadermTM CHG (Chlorhexidine Gluconate) IV Securement Dressing (3M Healthcare, St Paul, MN) to a standard transparent dressing.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Catheterization

Intervention

Chlorhexidine gluconate, Non-antimicrobial Transparent Adhesive Dressing

Status

Completed

Source

3M

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:20:38-0400

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