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Allevyn Adhesive Dressings 12.5cm x 12.5cm (x10) 66000044

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Allevyn Adhesive Dressings 12.5cm x 12.5cm (x10) 66000044 Vat Exemption Available Allevyn Adhesive provides the advantages of Allevyn hydrocellular dressings in a self-adhesive format for simple and effective fixation.

Features


Low allergy adhesive
Tapered construction with micro-thin edges
Unique trilaminate structure
Perforated wound contact layer
Highly absorbent central hydrocellular layer
Waterproof and bacteria-proof outer film layer
Full range of sizes


Benefits


Convenient adhesive presentation
The wound contact layer of Allevyn Adhesive is coated with a low allergy adhesive which is designed to adhere well to intact skin, but not to wounds. The adhesive has a proven low risk of skin irritation.

Highly absorbent
In-vitro studies and clinical experience both demonstrate that as healing progresses Allevyn Adhesive dressings can stay in place for up to seven days. This capacity results from a combination of properties:

The perforated wound contact layer allows even viscous exudate to pass into the dressing.
The hydrocellular core of the dressing absorbs and holds liquid in its microscopic structure.
The breathable outer surface of the dressing allows excess moisture to evaporate away from the dressing.

The result is the formation of a wound environment, which allows healing to progress without the need for frequent dressing changes.

Promotes early healing
Allevyn Adhesive allows the formation and maintenance of a moist wound healing environment at the wound surface, preventing eschar formation and promoting rapid and trouble-free healing.

Profiled dressing edges
Allevyn Adhesive has a profiled cross-section, narrowing to micro-thin edges which ensure the dressing remains securely in place and reduces the risk of accidental removal by shear between the dressing and clothes or bedding.

Bacteria-proof/Waterproof
The outer polyurethane layer of Allevyn Adhesive prevents strike-through of excess exudate from the dressing, and minimises the chances of cross-contamination and wound infection, therefore enhancing patient comfort and reducing healthcare costs. It also allows the amount of fluid in the dressing to be monitored.

Cushioned Comfort
Allevyn Adhesive dressings are soft and cushioning, giving excellent patient comfort and protection.

Indications


Wound Management by secondary intention on chronic and acute, full thickness or partial thickness or shallow granulating, exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, infected wounds, diabetic foot ulcers, malignant wounds, surgical wounds, first and second degree burns, donor sites and fungating ulcers.

Contraindications / Precautions

Do not use any Allevyn product with oxidising agents such as hypochlorite solutions (eg Eusol) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressings.
In common with all adhesive products, some cases of irritation and/or maceration of the skin surrounding the wound have been reported. It should be noted that inappropriate use or too frequent dressing changes, particularly in patients with fragile skin, can result in skin stripping.
If reddening or sensitisation occur, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional.

Pack size:
10 dressings

Product code:
66000044
Weight: 185.00g
Manufacturer: Smith & Nephew
Model: 66000044
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