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Reply To: What to use if CHG bathing contraindicated ??
At McLane Children’s we use Theraworx protect. It is a pH balanced barrier system and can be used on the face and perineal area as well. We have had much better compliance from patients (especially teens) since going to these wipes because they smell decent and don’t leave a sticky film. We are part of SPS and have gotten “permission” to use these in our bundle.
Kelly Horn MSN, RN, CPON
Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Clinical Nurse Supervisor 4W/5W Medical Surgical Unit
McLane Children’s Medical Center
Baylor Scott & White Health 1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop | Temple, TX 76502
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What are other institutions using in place of CHG bathing if patient can’t do the CHG bathing due to skin issues or if they are refusing to use it? Just soap and water ? Or using other bath wipes? We are just trying to have a plan B for our kiddos.