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Rates of infectionin the US

The leading sourceof infection

Incise film with
antimicrobial adhesive

With iodophor mixed into the adhesive, Ioban 2 Incise Drapes provide a secure, sterile surface up to the wound edge. Its excellent adhesion reduces the risk of drape lift, helping to reduce bacterial wound contamination compared with the use of no incise drape. Get the story behind 3M Ioban 2 Incise Drapes (PDF 135KB).

Meets the AORN and CDC guidelines for the reduction of surgical site infection

3M DuraPrep Surgical Solution has been shown in recent studies published in The Journal of Bone and Joint to be comparatively effective to ChloraPrep® Antiseptic. Read the study by Jason W. Savage, MD: “Efficacy of Surgical Preparation Solutions in Lumbar Spine Surgery." (PDF 1.5MB)

 

Specially formulated and designed to treat the nasal cavity

3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic reduces bacterial counts in the nares, including Staphylococcus aureus by 99.5%, in just one hour. It’s a quick, simple and effective way to take control of your protocols and address another variable in your fight against SSIs.
View safety and efficacy information. (PDF 1.22MB)

 
 
 

Lotion based formula proven
to help maintain skin integrity

3M™ Avagard™ Surgical Hand Antiseptic is the only FDA/NDA approved dual-active surgical scrub intended to be used for the first and every scrub of the day. It is uniquely formulated to not only provide effective, persistent microbial kill, but also protect and maintain skin barrier integrity with an advanced, emollient-rich lotion base that doesn’t irritate the skin.

Avagard™ Surgical Hand Antiseptic outperforms both Sterillium® and Surgicept® Surgical Hand Scrubs. See the study.

Clip without compromise

The uniquely designed 3M™ Surgical Clipper Professional 9681 features a single blade that removes all types of head and body hair—even from sensitive areas—in one pass. It provides 160 minutes of clipping time on a minimal 3-hour recharge, surpassing all other clippers on both run time and speed of recharge.

 

The gold standard in comfort & clinical warming

Since we introduced forced-air warming (FAW) technology 25 years ago, it has safely and effectively maintained normothermia in 180+ million patients. 3M Patient Warming offers convenient and cost-effective warming solutions for virtually any surgery with 25 models of 3M™ Bair Hugger™ therapy blankets and multiple 3M™ Bair Paws™ gown configurations.


3M™ Bair Paws™ Flex Gowns

This revolutionary system provides full-coverage patient gowning, and clinical and comfort warming — all in one convenient product. Read what patients are saying about Bair Paws gowns.

3M™ Bair Hugger™ Therapy

Our proven, preferred and convenient convective warming products are available in 25 blanket styles to accommodate all your warming needs.

Notes

1. http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/burden.html
2. http://www.apic.org/Resource_/EliminationGuideForm/34e03612-d1e6-4214-a76b-e532c6fc3898/File/APIC-Ortho-Guide.pdf (PDF)
3. www.who.int/foodsafety/publications/consumer/manual_keys.pdf (PDF)
 

Ioban™ 2 Incise Drapes

4. 3M Sterile Surface Resource Guide, In Vitro Time-Kill Study, p.23, 2009. (PDF)
5. Alexander, J.W., Aerni, S., and Plettner, J.P. 1985. Development of a Safe and Effective One-Minute Preoperative Skin Preparation. Arch Surg. 120: 1357-1361.
6. 3M Sterile Surface Resource Guide, 2009. (PDF)
 

Best Practices: DuraPrep Solution + Ioban 2 Incise Drapes

7. 3M™ Ioban™ 2 Antimicrobial Incise Drape 6661EZ Sell Sheet. (PDF)
Surgical Drape Selection Guide (PDF)
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/IPD-NA/3M-Infection-Prevention/products/catalog/?N=4294949162+5543862&Nr=AND(hrcy_id%3AGSHXW593HZgs_7D5JPT9W2G_N2RL3FHWVK_GPD0K8BC31gv)&rt=d
8. 3M Sterile Surface Resource Guide, p.14-16, 2009. (PDF)
 

DuraPrep™ Solution

9-10. 3M Sterile Surface Resource Guide, p.9-10, 2009 (PDF)
11. Following ASTM E1173
- 3M Sterile Surface Resource Guide, p. 13, 2009. (PDF)
12. Data on file (SRFE 1513), 3M Health Care — 3M Sterile Surface Resource Guide, p. 13, 2009. (PDF)
13. 3M™ DuraPrep™ Surgical Solution Drug Facts. (PDF)
 

Skin and Nasal Antiseptic

14-16. 3M™ Skin and Nasal Antiseptic Safety and Efficacy Information, 2011, p. 2,5 (70-2010-8274-2), 2011 (PDF)
— 3M Study-05-011100
17. Preventing Staphylococcus aureus Surgical Site Infections: an Open-label, Randomized Trial of Nasal Mupirocin Ointment and Nasal Povidone-Iodine Solution, 2012 (PDF)
18.  (PDF)

3M™ Avagard™

19-20. Data on File (LIMS 8257), #M Health Care, Time Kill
 

Surgical Clippers

21. http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/IPD-NA/3M-Infection-Prevention/products/catalog/~/Infection-Prevention-Products/Surgical-Hair-Removal?N=5562431&rt=c3
22. A Clinical Safety Evaluation of Surgical Hair Clippers, 2013 (PDF)
 

Patient Warming

23. Sessler DI. Current concepts: mild perioperative hypothermia. New England Journal of Medicine, 1997; 336: 1730-1737.
— Kurz A, Sessler DI, Lenhardt R. Perioperative normothermia to reduce the incidence of surgical-wound infection and shorten hospitalization. N Engl J Med 1996:334:1209-15
— Jeran L. American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Development Panel. Clinical Guideline for the Prevention of Unplanned Perioperative Hypothermia. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing. Oct. 2001:v16(5): pp 305-314.
- Barie PS. Surgical site infections: epidemiology and prevention. Surgical Infections 2002; 3:S9-S21.
24. Chart adapted from: Sessler DI. Perioperative Heat Balance. Anesthesiology, Feb, 2000: v92(2).
25. http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_EU/Healthcare-Europe/EU-Home/Products/InfectionPrevention/Patient_Warming /Bair_Paws/Bair_Paws_Gown
26. http://www.arizant.com/us/bairhuggertherapy/blankets
27. http://www.fawfacts.com/forcedairwarming/provenbenefits
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