PHMB Silicone Foam Dressing
PHMB ANTIMICROBIAL SILICONE BORDER FOAM DRESSING
A soft silicone PHMB foam dressing containing the substance polyhexamethylene biguanide which is a highly effective agent against a broad spectrum of microorganisms for up to seven (7) days, based on in-vitro testing. The hydrophobic silicone prevents the dressing adhering to the wound bed and reduces pain during dressing changes.
Key Features and Benefits
Total eradication of MRSE, MRSA, VRE, S.pyogenes, S.epidermidis, E.coli, C.albicans, S.aureus, P.aeruginosa within six (6) hours, allowing wounds to heal faster.
Impregnated with PHMB, the foam provides sustained antimicrobial action for up to seven (7) days and helps prevent recolonization of the wound bed.
Excellent absorption rate (31 g/100 cm2/24 hr) helps reduce the number of dressing changes, provides increase wear time (up to 7 days) and provides an optimal wound healing environment.
A gentle but secure adhesive that provides minimal pain or epidermal stripping upon removal. The dressing can be repositioned during application or lifted during wear time for observation.
Provides for easy application and comfort to patient during dressing changes.
Protects both the patients and healthcare professional from cross contamination. Keeps bacteria and other contaminants away from the wound. Allows the patient to wash or shower
Dressings can remain in situ for up to seven (7) days and can be lifted and reapplied for observation during wear.
PHMB foam dressings are indicated for moderate to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds that are critically colonized or are at risk of infection. The
dressings may be used during the healing process on:
- Post-surgical incisions
- Pressure sores
- Venous stasis ulcers
- Diabetic ulcers
- Donor sites
- 1st and 2nd degree burns
- Dermatological disorders
- Other wounds inflicted by trauma
- As a secondary dressing or cover dressing for packed wounds