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The 3M Health Care news room gathers together all of the latest news from across the business providing you with relevant, up-to-date news articles all in one place.


Leading the IV infection prevention debate

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13 June, 2016

Senior clinicians and academics led a series of IV Leadership Summits hosted by 3M empowered to improve outcomes for patients.

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Now clinicians can detect even the faintest sounds

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13 June, 2016

Diagnostics have taken on a new dimension with the launch of the 3M™ Littmann® Cardiology IV™ Stethoscope that can detect high-frequency sounds as subtle as the flutter of a hummingbird’s wings.

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NICE recommends Tegaderm CHG for reducing CRBSIs

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21 April, 2016

Patients receiving intravenous medication are less likely to contract a bloodstream infection if the insertion site is covered by 3M's Tegaderm CHG I.V. securement dressing, recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Combat counterfeits with the authorized Littmann Stethoscope distributor programme

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25 February, 2016

Counterfeit stethoscopes may compromise clinical diagnosis warns global manufacturer 3M. An extended distributor registration programme across West Europe guarantees the validity of your Littmann stethoscope purchase.

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Combatting perioperative hypothermia

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1 September, 2015

Research shows that core body temperature drops up to 1.6°C in the first hour following the induction of general anaesthesia, no matter what the age or the weight of the patient. This, in turn, makes the onset of inadvertent perioperative hypothermia more likely along with its associated complications.

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Treating diabetic foot ulcers

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1 September, 2015

Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFUs) are a common complication that occur with diabetes mellitus. DFUs are less likely to happen or reoccur if patients and their families are taught how to reduce the risks and how to spot the early signs of the problem. These ulcers do not heal easily and they can be expensive to treat.

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