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Figure 6-43-46

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Figure 6.43. Clear chlorhexidine in an intravascular catheter is more effective than iodine in preventing infections

Photograph of an intravascular catheter. Clear chlorhexidine in an intravascular catheter is more effective than iodine in preventing infections.

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Figure 6.44. Chlorhexidine with a blue-green tint in an intravascular catheter makes it easier to see if the chlorhexidine has been applied and, if so, determine the thoroughness of the coverage

Photograph of an intravascular catheter. Chlorhexidine with a blue-green tint in an intravascular catheter makes it easier to see if the chlorhexidine has been applied and, if so, determine the thoroughness of the coverage

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Figure 6.45. Tinted chlorhexidine contributes to the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.

Photograph of a forearm with tinted chlorhexidine applied. Tinted chlorhexidine contributes to the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.

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Figure 6.46. This paint is pink when applied, but will be white when it dries

Photograph of painter using roller to apply paint to ceiling. This paint is pink when applied, but will be white when it dries.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 6-43-46: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig6-43-46.html