Proven to Enhance Oral Care Compliance.

Kimberly-Clark* KimVent*
Oral Care Solutions

More Choices. More Compliance. Easier to Use


Watch our video to meet Barbara, an ICU nurse, as she shares the advantages of Kimberly-Clark's KimVent* Oral Care Solutions, a portfolio of easy-to-use kits and components that can help you meet your oral care protocols.


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Proven to Enhance Oral Care Compliance.

Kimberly-Clark* KimVent*
Oral Care Solutions

More Choices. More Compliance. Easier to Use


Watch our video to meet Barbara, an ICU nurse, as she shares the advantages of Kimberly-Clark's KimVent* Oral Care Solutions, a portfolio of easy-to-use kits and components that can help you meet your oral care protocols.


SEE NEXT PROVEN SOLUTION

Proven to Enhance Oral Care Compliance.

Kimberly-Clark* KimVent*
Oral Care Solutions

More Choices. More Compliance. Easier to Use


Watch our video to meet Barbara, an ICU nurse, as she shares the advantages of Kimberly-Clark's KimVent* Oral Care Solutions, a portfolio of easy-to-use kits and components that can help you meet your oral care protocols.


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    9 out of 10 clinicians agree that KIMBERLY-CLARK* KIMVENT* ORAL CARE Q4 Kit is easier to use, easier to comply with protocols and encourages oral care frequency.

    KimVent* Product Evaluation (q4) Final Research Results

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    Download Oral Care Compliance Overview

    Kimberly-Clark* Partners In Prevention Oral Care Compliance Program Brochure.

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    Download KimVent Oral Care Video

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Solutions - In-Service Video

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    Because oral care is critical to preventing VAP, we offer KimVent* Oral Care Solutions, a complete line of flexible, easy-to-use Oral Care q4, q2 Kits and Components.
    With our Partners In Prevention Oral Care Compliance Program, we work closely with your team in providing evidence-based "Best Practices", tools, resources and support... designed to help you deliver comprehensive and consistent oral care.

    LEARN MORE

    Visit our Kimberly-Clark* Health Care website.

    Whenever your needs involve infection prevention, digestive health, or pain management. With Kimberly-Clark solutions, you'll have one less worry.

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    Your portal to infection prevention accredited education, information and tools

    Featured Documents

    Oral health assessment: A neglected component of comprehensive oral care. Healthcare Purchasing News, August 2008.

    A critical first step in the battle against VAP, focuses on the specific steps necessary to conduct an oral assessment of ventilated patients .

    Comprehensive oral care: A critical component of VAP Prevention. Healthcare Purchasing News, September, 2008.

    Provides detailed instruction on the essential techniques and tools to perform comprehensive oral care on ventilated patients.

    Certain articles below are intended for exchange of scientific information. Please contact Kimberly-Clark Health Care, Medical Science division, for additional information.

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    Clinical Resources (2)

    Oral Care is Critical Care: The Role of Oral Care in the Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia. Infection Control Today. Oct. 2007; Vol. 11, No. 10

    Article reproduced with permission from Infection Control Today, October 2007. For electronic usage only. Not to be printed in any format. ©2007 Virgo Publishing. All Rights Reserved.

    Educational & Training Tools (9)

    KimVent* Oral Care Implementation Poster -  pdf

    When implementing KimVent* Oral Care Solutions, display this poster throughout your facility and declare your commitment that VAP is "Not On My Watch".

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Kit (q4) Protocol Poster - pdf

    Step-by-Step (q4) oral care protocol poster aids clinicians in performing and tracking each step over a 24-Hour period using  KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care.

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Solutions Customizable Protocol Poster - ppt

    Help your staff deliver consistent oral care by displaying your own customizable oral care protocol poster wherever oral care is performed.

    Daily Oral Health Assessment Form - SAMPLE pdf

    Used to evaluate initial oral health in newly-admitted patients

    Mouth Care Procedure for All Hospitalized Patients Form. SAMPLE. pdf

    Step-by-step mouth care procedure applicable to all hospitalized patients

    Oral Care in the Critically Ill. AACN Practice Alert. 2007; Rev. Oct.- pdf

    Recommended practices for developing and implementing comprehensive oral hygiene programs for critical care patients.

    Respiratory Department Oral Care Policy and Procedure performed on cardiopulmonary patients - SAMPLE pdf

    Policy and Procedure document for Respiratory Department conducting oral care on cardiopulmonary patients .

    Kimberly-Clark* Partners In Prevention Oral Care Compliance Program Brochure - pdf

    Learn how our oral care compliance program can help your staff deliver comprehensive and consistent oral care - critical in preventing VAP.

    Product Information (7)

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Kit (q4) DFU's - pdf

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Kit Directions for Use for implementation of (q4) oral care protocols

    Kimberly-Clark* KimVent* Oral Care Solutions q4, q2 Kits & Individual Components - Brochure

    Learn more about KimVent*'s complete line of oral care solutions, designed by nurses, for nurses.

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Kit (q2) DFU's - pdf

    KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Kit, Directions for Use for implementation of (q2) oral care protocols

    KimVent* 24-Hour (q2) and (q4) Oral Care Kits & Individual Components: Product Information

    Descriptions and product codes included for each KimVent* Oral Care Kit individual components.

    VAP Prevention: Excellence in Oral Care. Knowledge Network* Health Care Education. White Paper - pdf

    Clinical white paper summarizes the etiological agents responsible for attracting respiratory pathogens in the oral cavity, along with steps to provide diligent patient oral care.

    VAP Prevention: Critical techniques and tools. Healthcare Purchasing News. May 2008, pp 40-41.

    A clinical review of the various VAP bundles, practices, techniques and tools currently recognized as the providing best evidence-based patient care.

    Importance of oral care in the prevention of VAP. Healthcare Purchasing News. May 2009, pp 36-37.

    With DNA studies confirming that up to 90% of VAP is caused by pathogens colonizing the mouth within hours of ICU admission, article focuses on critical performance of oral care upon admission.

    News & Events (2)

    Press Release: Kimberly-Clark* KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care Survey Results.

    Among 354 clinicans surveyed, 9 out of 10  nurses would recommend KimVent* Oral Care over previously used oral care methods.

    Kimberly-Clark* KimVent* 24-Hour Oral Care:  Summary of  Survey Results.

    User results show preference for Kimberly-Clark* KimVent* 24-Hour (q4) Oral Care Kit.