Your goal is to protect and support your patient along their surgical journey, hospital stay or clinic visit. We are here to help address your challenges with leading innovations in negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), surgical incision management, infection prevention, advanced wound care and skin integrity to help meet the needs of the people you care for every day.
We can help drive toward better outcomes for your patients, focusing on data-rich evidence, world-class education, and innovative products. When we combine 3M’s science with your care and expertise, amazing things happen.
No matter your patients’ needs, we are with you and your teams every step of the way. We provide you with innovative products that are rooted in clinical evidence, that help promote wound healing and drive effective outcomes.
Timely incision management can help reduce the human and economic costs of SSIs. Learn how to get the right care to your patients at the right time. Explore how we can help you manage and protect surgical incisions in high risk patients.
Every wound is unique and may require a cascading approach to treatment. From negative pressure wound therapy to a full line of advanced wound dressings and skin integrity, see how we can help your patients throughout their journey to healing.
Facility-acquired pressure injuries are a growing healthcare problem which can lead to longer hospital stays and higher readmission rates. Explore resources to help determine if your wound management system supports skin and protects patients from preventable complications.¹
With a range of course topics like building a skin damage prevention team to addressing VLUs with compression therapy, deepen your expertise through professional training opportunities and educational resources designed just for you.
Explore cutting-edge, evidence-based medical education on advanced surgical techniques management.
See the impact of the first disposable powered negative pressure system designed specifically for the management of closed surgical incisions.
For 35 years, clinicians have been working with 3M™ Tegaderm™ Dressings, and clinician insights inspiring 3M scientists with its very invention. We continue to collaborate with health care professionals from around the world to develop products that help keep patients protected and prevent the risks of costly complications.
More than 90 percent of chronic wounds contain bacteria and fungi bioburden.2 3M™ Veraflo™ Therapy allows you to cleanse the wound and promote granulation tissue formation at the same time.
Explore new evidence illustrating the clinical efficacy of 3M™ Veraflo™ Therapy.
Simplify your skin integrity needs with 3M™ Cavilon™ Skin Care Solutions. With an advanced skin protectant, novel barriers, and skin cleansers, lotions and creams, find optimal solutions to manage and protect at-risk skin.
For 25 years, 3M™ V.A.C.® Therapy has been shown to be a successful way to manage wounds and support healing. Explore how 3M delivers the innovative negative pressure wound therapy technology and evidence-based outcomes you need with the safety and confidence your patients can trust.
1. Zaratkiewicz, S., Whitney, J. D., Lowe, J. R., Taylor, S., O'Donnell, F., & Minton-Foltz, P. (2010). Development and Implementation of a Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Incidence Tracking System and Algorithm. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 32(6), 44-51
2.Attinger C, Wolcott R. Clinically Addressing Biofilm in Chronic Wounds. Adv Wound Care. 2012;1(3):127‐132. doi:10.1089/wound.2011.0333