Transparent Thin Film Dressing
High Performance Dressing
A transparent dressing constructed from a thin, breathable waterproof polyurethane film with acrylic adhesive. Permeable to oxygen and water vapor but not water, they provide a moist, warm, clean environment and allow for visual inspection. Films may also be useful to reduce friction and provide protection.
KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Creates an optimal environment for healing and may be left in place for up to 7 days (dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage).
Easy to apply and allows clinician to visually inspect the wound without removing the dressing.
Conforms to body contours and helps to protect the skin or secure medical devices on skin (i.e. catheter or IV).
Helps to prevent skin breakdown caused by friction to the epidermis.
Protects from cross contamination. Keeps bacteria and other contaminants away from the wound. Allows patient to wash or shower.
Indicated for non-exudating wounds, protecting wound sites and skin. It can be used as a secondary dressing to cover and protect vascular site and secure devices to skin:
- Skin tears
- Peripheral and central IV lines
- Partial thickness wounds
- Full thickness wounds (as a secondary dressing)