Aegis CHG-Impregnated 1" Foam Disk Peel-Open Dressing with 4 mm Hole AEG014SZ

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Aegis CHG-Impregnated Foam Disc
  • Aegis chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)-impregnated foam discs help reduce risk factors associated with CLABSI; absorbs exudate and releases CHG for up to seven days which helps shield the catheter insertion site while the CHG inhibits or kills bacteria on the dressing's surface
  • Evidence-based practice standards recommend covering central line catheters with chlorhexidine-containing sponge dressings to help prevent central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI)1
  • Radial slit allows easy placement around the catheter or drain site
  • Indications for use: Absorbs exudate and covers the peri-wound area of a wound caused by vascular and non-vascular percutaneous medical devices
  • Contraindications: CHG-impregnated foam dressings should not be used on premature infants or patients with a known sensitivity to chlorhexidine gluconate
    1. Marschall J, Mermel LA, Fakih M, Hadaway L, Kallen A, O'Grady NP, et al. Strategies to Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 35, No. 7 (July 2014), pp. 753-771. Available at Accessed September 10, 2015.
Packaging 10 Each / box
Manufacturer Medline
Manufacturer # AEG014S


Diameter Inches 1 "
HPIS Code 740_120_0_0
Hole Yes
Latex Free Yes
UNSPSC 42311500
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Brand Medline
Packaging 10 Each / box
GTIN 30080196415025
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