Along with IV Clear,
“IV Clear provides pediatric patients and clinicians with a virtually pain-free dressing change experience, while providing advanced antimicrobial protection,” said
Covalon’s IV Clear™ antimicrobial clear silicone adhesive securement dressing 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 bacteria1 and its skin sparing silicone adhesive will not cause adhesive related skin injury or pain during dressing changes2.
APHON is the professional organization for pediatric hematology/oncology nurses and other pediatric hematology/oncology healthcare professionals. Its members are dedicated to promoting optimal nursing care for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders, and their families. To learn more about IV Clear, visit
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1 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
2 A Human Repeat Patch Test Study, DiTizio et al. http://www.wounds-uk.com/case-series/harrogate-2014-conference-posters
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