When do you use a Biopatch?

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Generic name: chlorhexidine topicalBrand name: Betasept, Biopatch, Calgon Vesta, ChloraPrep One-Step, Dyna-Hex, Hibiclens, Hibistat Towelette, Scrub Care Exidine, Spectrum-4Drug class: Antiseptic and germicides, Mouth and throat products

Chlorhexidine may cause a rare but serious allergic reaction that can be life threatening. Get emergency medical help if you have: hives, severe rash; wheezing, difficulty breathing; cold sweats, severe dizziness; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Rinse skin before applying chlorhexidine topical. Apply only enough to cover the area you are treating. Do not apply this medicine to deep cuts, scrapes, or open skin wounds.

To use chlorhexidine topical soap, apply only enough to cover the area you are treating. Gently wash the area, then rinse well with water. Avoid using on large areas of skin.

This medicine is produced under sterile conditions, but its contents are not sterilized. It is possible for bacteria to enter the product and contaminate it, helping to spread infection. To avoid contamination of your medicine with bacteria:

How to care for your postoperative wound drainage system.

This Lexicomp® information explains what you need to know about this medicine, such as what it is used for, how to take it, its side effects, and when to call your healthcare provider.Trade names: U.S.A.

Antiseptic Skin Cleanser [OTC] [DSC]; Betasept Surgical Scrub [OTC]; Biopatch Protective Disk/CHG [OTC]; Chlorhexidine Gluconate [OTC]; Dyna-Hex 2 [OTC]; Dyna-Hex 4 [OTC]; Hibiclens [OTC]; Tegaderm CHG Dressing [OTC].

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WARNING/CAUTION: Although very rare, some people may experience very serious, life-threatening side effects from taking a medicine. If you experience any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very serious side effect, report them to your doctor or seek medical attention immediately:

These are not all the side effects that could occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

How to Care for a Postoperative Wound Drainage System

The information below describes the steps to change the dressing. Follow any additional instructions given to you by your healthcare provider.To change the dressing, you need to:If you have been prescribed a dressing change kit, follow the instructions for using supplies in that kit.Prepare to change the dressing in a sterile (very clean) manner:Remove the dressing and check the skin:Clean the area and catheter:To put on a new dressing:Tape the catheter to secure it:Throw away gloves and mask and wash your hands when you are finished. Write down the date you changed the dressing. Other care.

Smith SF, Duell DJ, Martin BC, Gonzalez L, Aebersold M. Central vascular access devices. In: Smith SF, Duell DJ, Martin BC, Gonzalez L, Aebersold M, eds. Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills. 9th ed. New York, NY: Pearson; 2016:chap 29.

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The original user question was “In hospitalized patients with CVC is it more effective to use a chlorhexidine impregnated dressing at the insertion site compared to standard dressings to decrease major catheter related infections and to decrease health care costs? If so, how often is it recommended to perform puncture site healing, and is it less or the same as with the standard dressing?”

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The answers to the questions formulated, are elaborated with an exclusively formative purpose. The aim is to contribute with information to enrich and update the process.