Can you cut DuoDERM to size?
The dressings are easy to use, mold and can be cut to shape to dress awkward areas.
How much is DuoDERM extra thin?
Duoderm X-Thin Dressing 10x10cm
|at least 10 EACH||$4.33 each|
How does DuoDERM extra thin work?
A thin polyurethane film provides a bacterial and viral barrier when the dressing remains intact and without leakage. The film provides a waterproof barrier over the dressing. The dressing can be removed without damaging newly formed tissue.
How long can you leave DuoDERM on a wound?
The dressings keep nerve endings moist, which helps to provide relief from discomfort. DuoDERM® Dressings can be worn continuously for up to seven days unless they are uncomfortable, there is leakage or there are clinical signs of infection.
Is DuoDERM the same as hydrocolloid?
DuoDerm is the brand name for a commonly used hydrocolloid dressing manufactured by ConvaTec that is used to treat bed sores (or similarly referred to as: pressure sores, pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers).
When do you change DuoDERM extra thin?
* The dressing should be changed when: clinically induced when strike through occurs, or up to a maximum of 7 days. The wound should be cleansed at appropriate intervals. † The bubble may not be visible with minimal exudate. If this occurs, the recommended maximum wear time is up to 7 days.
How do you remove DuoDERM Extra Thin dressing?
Gently lift one corner of the dressing. Roll it away from the wound while holding the skin away. Gently lift the other corners and pull upwards until the dressing completely peels off. The use of DuoDERM® Extra Thin neither guarantees nor warranties against HIV transmission.
When do you use DuoDERM dressing?
DuoDERM® Control Gel Formula (CGF) Dressing is a hydrocolloid, moisture-retentive wound dressing used for partial- and full-thickness wounds with exudate. DuoDERM® CGF® Dressing may be used for minor abrasions, lacerations, minor cuts, minor scalds and burns and skin tears.
How often should you change DuoDERM extra thin?
* The dressing should be changed when: clinically induced when strike through occurs, or up to a maximum of 7 days. The wound should be cleansed at appropriate intervals. † The bubble may not be visible with minimal exudate.
When should you not use DuoDERM?
One of the advantages to using DuoDerm is that, unlike other dressings, it can be placed on wet wounds and wet surrounding skin and will remain in place due to the product’s ‘wet tact’. Because DuoDerm essentially creates a moisture barrier, they should not be used on people with infected bed sores.
What is DuoDERM extra thin used for?
Thin flexible and versatile… Designed to reduce the risk of further skin breakdown due to friction. DuoDERM® Extra Thin Dressing can be used as a primary hydrocolloid dressing for dry to lightly exuding wounds. It can be used as a secondary dressing to secure an AQUACEL® Dressing or an AQUACEL® Ag Dressing.
When do you remove DuoDERM?