What type of dressing is Enluxtra?
Enluxtra is suitable for treating every tissue type within the wound, absorbing drainage in the wet areas, and donating moisture to the dry areas. This is why Enluxtra is called a self-adapting dressing.
What are the 3 principles of wound dressing?
The basic principles for the management of a wound or laceration are:
- Cleaning the wound.
- Skin closure.
- Dressing and follow-up advice.
What is RTD wound dressing?
RTD® (Retro-Tech Dressing) is a foam wound dressing that has been designed to promote healing in chronic wounds by utilizing silver ion (Ag+), gentian violet (GV), and methylene blue (MB). Ag+ ions kill bacteria in the wound fluid absorbed by the dressing.
How do you use Drawtex dressing?
For best results, ensure dressing has direct contact with wound bed. For moderate to highly exudating wounds, apply Drawtex directly to wound bed. For heavy exudate, apply additional layers as necessary. Cover with a secondary dressing or bandage of choice.
What are the principles of wound dressings?
The main purpose of wound dressing is: a) provide a temporary protective physical barrier, b) absorb wound drainage, and c) provide the moisture necessary to optimize re-epithelialization. The choice of dressing depends on the anatomical and pathophysiological characteristics of the wound.
How do you use RTD wound dressing?
Place the RTD™ Dressing in contact with the wound bed. Place the NPWT foam on top of the RTD™ Dressing and seal the wound per the NPWT Device protocol. Compression Wrapping: RTD™ can be used under compression wrap or occlusive adhesive with medical supervision or trained care givers.
How does Hydrofera blue work?
Hydrofera Blue’s unique capillary action continuously pulls harmful bacteria- laden slough, exudate, and debris away from the wound bed. This same action helps draw the body’s natural healing agents to the wound, resulting in a balanced healing environment.