What type of wound is allevyn used for?
ALLEVYN Life is used to dress exuding wounds including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, malignant wounds, surgical wounds, first and second degree burns, donor sites, fungating ulcers and skin tears. ALLEVYN Life may be used on infected wounds, which should be treated as per local clinical protocol.
What is PRIMAPORE used for?
To dress post-operative wounds, minor cuts, abrasions, lacerations and puncture sites where a water-resistant dressing, which aids in the prevention of bacterial contamination, is required. May be used as a secondary dressing over gels, ointments and other primary dressings.
When should you not use allevyn?
Do not use ALLEVYN* Gentle Border dressing with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions (eg, EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing. If reddening or sensitization occur, discontinue use. 3″x3″, 4″x4″, 5″x5″, 7″x7″.
How often should you change allevyn dressing?
Replace the dressing every 3 days or if soiled under the dressing.
What is comparable to PRIMAPORE dressing?
CVS Health. CVS Health Advanced Care Super Absorbant Wound Dressing, CVS Health Advanced Care Super Absorbant Wound Dressing, 4 in x 4 in, 10 CT.
How long does PRIMAPORE last?
PRIMAPORE Flexible Fabric Dressings offer highly absorbent wound protection for cuts, grazes, and stitches. Designed to stay in place with a non-irritating, low allergy adhesive, PRIMAPORE can be worn for 1-2 days.
What is the difference between mepilex and allevyn?
Conclusions: Among the three kinds of foam dressings, Allevyn performs best in water-absorbing rate, water-locking capacity, and air permeability, while Mepilex and Biatain perform best in water-absorbing speed.
How do you remove PRIMAPORE dressing?
- Wash your hands before and after dealing with a wound. Gently clean the wound and surrounding skin, and dry thoroughly.
- Peel back the protective backing and place PRIMAPORE on the wound.
- To remove PRIMAPORE, lift one corner and slowly peel back from the wound until completed removed.