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Ideas That Work: Alcohol > Adhesive
A Trick to Remove IV Dressings
OSD Staff
Publish Date: January 7, 2015   |  Tags:   Ideas That Work
loosen adhesive

Alcohol > Adhesive
A Trick to Remove IV Dressings

The patient's IV dressing will come off much easier when you rub a little hand alcohol on the dressing. The alcohol soaks into the dressing and loosens the adhesive.

Ty Wessel, RN
Schneck Medical Center
Seymour, Ind.
[email protected]

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