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Re: [IP] IV Prep pads

At 06:56 PM 7/3/2002 Laura F. wrote:
 >I was just wondering if there's any reason to prefer the Smith + Nephew
 >"IV Prep Pads" that Minimed sells ($12 for a box of 50) over regular old
 >alcohol wipes that you can buy at the drugstore for < $2 for a box of
 >100?  The labels on all the boxes I've looked at (including the IV Prep
 >pads) list the active ingredient as 70% isopropyl alcohol.  Is there any
 >difference other than the price?

The IV-prep pad include some extra sticky stuff that makes your sites stay 
stuck longer.

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