TEGADERM FILM Dressings – Product Description
TEGADERM FILM Dressings are versatile and innovative products designed to provide optimal protection and healing for various skin conditions. Whether you have a tattoo, burn, wound, or abrasion, these dressings offer exceptional benefits and ease of use.
- Stop any bleeding at the site before applying the dressing.
- Do not stretch the dressing during application as tension can cause skin trauma.
- Make sure the skin is clean, free of soap residue and lotion, and allowed to dry thoroughly before applying the dressing to prevent skin irritation and ensure good adhesion.
- Antimicrobial ointments containing polyethylene glycols may compromise the strength of the Tegaderm HP Transparent Film Dressings.
- Tegaderm Transparent Dressings should not be re-sterilized by gamma, E-beam, or steam methods.
Features and Benefits
- The hydrophilic nature of Tegaderm HP (Holding Power) Film adhesive on the sacral-shaped dressing makes it more adherent in moist conditions.
- Tegaderm Film, with the “frame” delivery system, allows maximum versatility as it can be cut to any shape and size.
- Dressings conform to the body and flex with the skin for greater patient comfort.
- Transparent dressings allow easy monitoring of wounds without the need to remove the dressing.
Long Expiry (31st March 2019)
TEGADERM FILM Dressings consist of a thin film backing with a non-latex, hypoallergenic adhesive. The dressing is breathable, allowing good oxygen and moisture vapor exchange. It is waterproof and impermeable to liquids, bacteria, and viruses. An intact dressing protects the site from outside contamination.
TEGADERM FILM Dressings can be used to cover and protect wounds, skin breakdown, and closed surgical incisions while maintaining a moist environment for wound healing. They are also suitable for covering first and second-degree burns and as a protective eye covering. The frame style allows customization of shape and size to fit any site, while the unique sacral shape is designed for challenging and difficult-to-dress areas.
With the “frame” delivery system, TEGADERM FILM Dressings offer maximum versatility as they can be cut to any shape and size. The dressings conform to the body and flex with the skin, providing greater patient comfort.