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As surgeries resume, we understand you’re balancing priorities.

From patient and staff respiratory protection, inventory and staffing challenges, patient flow, and new restrictions, managing your time is essential, now more than ever. We know that treating every patient with the highest level of care is always a top priority. That is why 3M is here to help you address risks, standardize practices, and help reduce the risk of complications with science-centred solutions.


From prep to recovery.


Click on the hot spots to learn more about 3M solutions from patient preparation through surgical intervention and patient recovery.

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Forced-Air Warming

Maintaining normothermia with the 3M™ Bair Hugger™ Normothermia System can help avoid the potential cascade of negative outcomes associated with unintended hypothermia.²

Skin Antiseptics

Choosing the right skin preparation solution such as 3M™ SoluPrep™ Brand products or 3M™ DuraPrep™ Surgical Solutions helps provide rapid bacterial kill and long-lasting antimicrobial persistence.

Antimicrobial Drapes

Help prevent wound contamination and help protect against prep wash-off with 3M™ Ioban™ 2 Antimicrobial Incise Drapes.

Nasal Decolonization

Apply 3M™ SoluPrep™ Nasal Antiseptic one time to help decrease staphylococcus aureus by 99.5% in one hour.¹

Surgical Hand Antiseptic

Using 3M™ Avagard™ CHG kills a broad spectrum of microbes including antibiotic-resistant strains, and is proven to provide a greater than 99% microbial kill in 15 seconds.³

Monitor Temperature
Use 3M™ Bair Hugger™ Temperature Monitoring System for an accurate, non-invasive core body temperature monitoring solution.
Vascular Access
Approximately 60% of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections originate from some form of vascular access.⁴Vascular Access Solutions can help prevent CRBSI and CLABSI.
Vascular Access

Use 3M™ Steri-Strip™ Adhesive Skin Closure to help close the wound and/or 3M™ Tegaderm™ Absorbent Clear Acrylic Dressings to create a protective barrier from outside contaminants.

Respiratory Protection

The right respiratory protection is important to protect yourself and your patients.

Medical respiratory protection 

 

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References

  1. 3M Study 05-011100.
  2. Sessler Dl, Kurz A. Mild peroperative hypothermia. Anethesiology News. October 2008: 17-28.
  3. Per HPIS Data as of 03/2011.
  4. Scheihaur S, Lewalter K, Schröder J, Koch A, Häfner H, Krizanovic V, Nowicki K, Hilgers RD, Lemmen SW. Reduction of central venous line-associated bloodstream infection rates by using a chlorhexidine-containing dressing. Infection. 2014 Feb 1; 42(1): 155-9.