Reply To: Use of tinted chloraprep

  • Kimberly Duback

    Member
    October 4, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    We do not use tinted chloraprep for port access or dressing changes. We use clear chloraprep.

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    Kimberly Duback, MS, APN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CPHON
    Advanced Practice Nurse
    Advocate Children’s Hospital
    Oak Lawn, IL
    United States of America
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 09-29-2015 01:59 PM
    From: Lynn Stachel
    Subject: Use of tinted chloraprep

    Does anyone use tinted chloraprep for:

    1. Central line dressing change?

    2. Port access?

    Does anyone have evidence to suggest the use of clear CHG prep vs. tinted for these procedures?

    Thank you.
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    Lynn Stachel, CPON,MSN,RN
    Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
    Grand Rapids, MI
    United States
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