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Gown Change

by Sophie Garcia Sophie Garcia (New) New

How do I change a patient's gown with many IV lines?

Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in OR, education. Has 16 years experience.

These patients should be in gowns with snaps at the shoulders. Just undo the snaps, and place a new gown with the snaps undone. Then just snap the sleeve together at the shoulder. No need to pull the gown down the arm at all.