Archive July 2013 XIV, No. 7

Ideas That Work: Skin Adhesive Removers

Pull Off Adhesive Tape Without the Ouch

removing adhesives EASY OFF Detachol and Dynarex are both effective at removing adhesives from patients' skin.

Pull Off Adhesive Tape Without the Ouch

Nothing's worse than when patients wince in pain when you remove adhesive film dressings or tape from their skin. To reduce patient discomfort and leave the skin free of sticky residue, we use easy-to-apply adhesive removers: Detachol, which comes in a crushable vial, and Dynarex, an impregnated wipe. Both work great.

Panna Tailor, BSN, RN, PHN
Washington Outpatient Surgery Center
Fremont, Calif.

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