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Clinell 2% Chlorhexidine in 70% Alcohol, pkt of 240pcs

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CA2C240AUS

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The UK’s most trusted wipe for disinfection of hubs and ports. Fast-acting and long-lasting. Proven to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections by 75%.

Protecting patients from threat of catheter-related bloodstream infection, they allow you to conform with EPIC 3, NICE AND DoH guidelines.

Their fast acting, long lasting formulation proves safer and superior to traditional 70% alcohol or 10% povidone-iodine wipes.

The importance of aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) Intravascular devices provide potential routes for microorganisms to cause infection – blood stream infections are associated with the insertion and maintenance of central venous access devices (CVADs) and are among the most dangerous healthcare complications – worsening the severity of the patient’s underlying ill health, prolonging the period of hospitalization, increasing the cost of care. The implementation of aseptic non-touch technique has reported to reduce rates of healthcare associated infections1 .

ANTT ensures asepsis by hand hygiene, non-touch technique and the use of sterile equipment or cleaning existing parts to a standard that renders them aseptic. Cleaning key device parts with 2% chlorhexidine in 70% alcohol is the application of choice for Australia9 .

Chlorhexidine has broad spectrum microbicidal activity and proven efficacy10 – evidence suggests chlorhexidine in alcohol swabs/wipes are more efficient than 70% isopropyl alcohol impregnated swabs at disinfecting access ports on IV administration sets11.

Clinell 2% Chlorhexidine Digluconate in 70% Isopropyl Alcohol helps you to conform to Standard 3 of the NSQHS Standards (3.8-3.10)1 . Ensuring the use of aseptic insertion and safe maintenance of devices through effective disinfection helps to prevent or minimize risks associated with the introduction of harmful infectious agents into sterile areas of the body.

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