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A uniquely designed disinfecting cap system for use on both the male luer connector at the end of the IV tubing and the needle-free valve
RAPID AND ONGOING PROTECTION
The DualCap System™ disinfects the male luer connector and the needle-free valve IN 30 SECONDS and provides a physical barrier to contamination for UP TO 7 DAYS*¹
*Under normal conditions if not removed.
DESIGNED BY NURSES, FOR NURSES
The DualCap System™ was invented by two infusion nurses who understood the unavoidable limitations of “Scrub the Hub.”² The result is the most practical, comprehensive solution to disinfect and protect needle-free valves and male luer connectors.
“SCRUB THE HUB”
SUPPORTS INFECTION CONTROL GOALS
IV catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) are costly and deadly. Landmark clinical evidence shows that the exposed end of the IV administration set (male luer connector) is more susceptible to contamination than the IV needle-free connector (valve), and routinely causes vascular device cross-contamination.³ In the past, the male luer connector was overlooked as a source of infection and there was no reliably safe way to disinfect it.
Reliable luer-lock design caps stay connected and meet 2011 Infusion Nurses Society (INS) guidelines for add-on devices.
Disinfection & Protection System
“SCRUB THE HUB” DUALCAP®
1. DualCap® IV Pole Strips™ Disinfectant Caps for Male Luers and Luer Access Valves Instructions for Use. Catheter Connections.
2. Drews FA. An Evaluation of Methods to Reduce IV Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections (Program No. 9-369, APIC 2013 Annual Meeting Scientific Abstracts).
3. Lopansri BK, et al. Does the Partner Matter? (SHEA 2011, Paper 4539).
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