Silicone Absorbent Dressing 4×4 (10 ct.)

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Silicone Absorbent Dressing 4×4 inch (10 ct.)
NM1010SSA | HCPCS code: A6196

Silicone Absorbent Dressings have a comfort-stick mild adhesive silicone border and a central absorbent pad. They are easy to apply and extremely versatile. They can be used to secure virtually any dressing in place and are appropriate for most wounds with low, medium or heavy drainage. 

Silicone Absorbent Dressings  are frequently used by wound care professionals, often with Calcium Alginate Dressings and Collagen Dressings. These dressings are used in the treatment of large and small pressure ulcers, diabetic, venous ulcers, burns and traumatic wounds. 

Silicone Absorbent Dressings are a great choice for post-operative wounds. They have a gentle hypoallergenic contact layer that protects sutures and fragile healing tissue, reducing trauma and pain with dressing changes.

What you get:

  • One box of 10 individually wrapped sterile 4″x4″ Silicone Absorbent Dressings (also known as Silicone Composite or Post-operative Dressings).

 

SKU: NUMNM1010SSA | 819123010830 Category:

Description

Silicone Absorbent Dressing 4×4 (10 ct.)
NM1010SSA | HCPCS code: A6196

 

These dressings are easy to apply and extremely versatile. They can be used to secure virtually any primary dressing in place and are appropriate for most wounds. Silicone Absorbent Dressings have a comfort-stick mild adhesive silicone border and a central absorbent pad.

Silicone Absorbent Dressings  are used by wound care professionals all around the world, often with Calcium Alginate Dressings and Collagen Dressings.  These dressings are used in the treatment of large decubitus pressure ulcers including large sacral wounds as well as diabetic and vascular wounds.

Silicone Absorbent Dressings are also a great choice for post-operative wounds, due to the built-in hypoallergenic contact layer that protects sutures and fragile healing tissue, reducing trauma and pain with dressing changes.

 

 

Advantages of Silicone Absorbent Dressings

  • Quick and easy application
  • Reduce risk of infection by absorbing debris and allowing for easy visualization of wound
  • Flexible and comfortable
  • Promote moist environment for natural healing
  • Absorb moderate to large amounts of drainage
  • Reduce trauma and pain with dressing changes
  • Semi-permeable, allow water vapor to escape, but block water/contaminants from entering
  • Compatible with any primary dressings

 

How to Apply Silicone Absorbent Dressings

  • Clean with wound cleanser or saline, pat dry
  • Apply primary dressing if indicated (ie. Calcium Alginate Dressing, Collagen Dressing)
  • Cover with Silicone Absorbent Dressing
  • Recommended dressing change every 2-5 days, depending on amount of wound drainage.

 

Uses for Silicone Absorbent Dressings

  • Wounds with moderate to large amounts of drainage
  • Large wounds over the sacrum
  • Partial and full thickness wounds
  • Surgical and dehisced wounds
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers (sacrococcyx, gluteal, ischial, trochanter, malleolus, heel)
  • Diabetic wounds and wounds associated with vascular disease
  • wounds with red granulation tissue or nonviable (necrotic) tissue

 

Considerations for Silicone Absorbent Dressings

  • require intact skin around wound in order to anchor adhesive border
  • should not be not cut, integrity of dressing must remain intact to function optimally
  • may moisten adhesive edges of dressing to ease removal

 

 

Weight: 4.3 oz

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