Asked by: Herminda Kuratamedical health first aid
How do I change my StatLock dressing?
Last Updated: 2nd June, 2020
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In this regard, how often should a Statlock be changed?
The STATLOCK® device should be assessed daily and changed when clinically indicated, at least every seven days.
how do I apply Statlock? Identify proper securement site by gently laying the STATLOCK® Stabilization Device straight on the front of the thigh, then back up one inch towards the insertion site. * Make sure leg is fully extended. – Gently place the STATLOCK® Stabilization Device off to the side, away from the selected securement site.
Considering this, how do you change a PICC dressing?
Remove the dressing and check your skin:
- Put on the face mask and a pair of sterile gloves.
- Gently peel off the old dressing and Biopatch.
- Throw away the old dressing and gloves.
- Wash your hands and put on a new pair of sterile gloves.
What is a StatLock used for?
The patented StatLock® MultiPurpose Stabilization Device features nylon filaments used for needle-free stabilization. The long filaments (5") in the StatLock® MultiPurpose Stabilization Device are ideal for securing chest tubes, drainage tubes and other, large, medical tubes.