Chlorhexidine Gluconate Wipes

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Model Number: NH-00701

Brand: Niche Healthcare 

CHG wipes are designed to cleanse the body and kill germs.
8 pieces cleanse different areas of patient just right. (neck, chest, right arm and armpit, left arm and armpit, perineum, right leg, left leg, back, buttocks)
With 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate, soothing and moist, gentle to sensitive skin.
Used at room temperature or warmed in a warmer.

Description

CHG (Chlorhexidine Gluconate) wipes are commonly used in healthcare settings, including the NHS, for their antiseptic properties. Chlorhexidine is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent effective against a wide range of bacteria, fungi, and some viruses. Here are some healthcare benefits associated with the use of CHG wipes:

  1. Surgical Site Antisepsis: CHG wipes are often used to prepare the skin before surgical procedures. This helps reduce the microbial load on the skin, minimizing the risk of surgical site infections.

  2. Central Line Care: CHG wipes are utilized for the care and maintenance of central venous catheters and other invasive devices. Their use can help prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs).

  3. Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs): CHG is effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms, making it a valuable tool in the prevention of various healthcare-associated infections. This is particularly important in settings where patients may be vulnerable to infections.

  4. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Prevention: CHG wipes may be used for periurethral cleansing in catheterized patients, contributing to the prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections.

  5. Skin Decolonization: In certain situations, CHG wipes are used for the decolonization of patients, particularly those at higher risk of carrying potentially harmful microorganisms. This practice aims to reduce the risk of transmitting infections.

  6. Preoperative Skin Preparation: CHG wipes are commonly used to prepare the skin before surgery. This helps create a sterile surgical field and reduces the risk of postoperative infections.

  7. Long-Lasting Antiseptic Effect: CHG provides a residual antimicrobial effect on the skin, offering extended protection beyond the initial application. This can be advantageous in maintaining a reduced microbial load for an extended period.

  8. Compliance and Ease of Use: CHG wipes are often user-friendly, allowing healthcare professionals to easily and consistently apply the antiseptic solution. This can contribute to better compliance with infection control protocols.

It’s important to note that while CHG wipes offer several benefits, proper usage guidelines must be followed. Additionally, individual patient considerations, allergies, and potential adverse reactions should be taken into account. Healthcare professionals in the NHS and other settings often incorporate CHG wipes into infection prevention and control protocols to enhance patient safety and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

 

Cat.No.
Description
Qty/Case(Pack)
NH-00701
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24
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