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Allevyn Life

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Smith & Nephew

DESCRIPTION

Advanced hydrocellular foam dressing with a layered construction combining a composite hydrocellular foam pad held between a perforated silicone gel adhesive wound contact layer and a highly permeable waterpoof outer film. Incorporates a central mesh screen on the pad to help shield the visibility of exudate.

INDICATIONS

Wound management by secondary intention on shallow, granulating wounds, chronic and acute exuding wounds, and full- and partial-thickness wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, infected wounds, malignant wounds, surgical wounds, first- and second-degree burns, donor sites, skin tears, fungating ulcers. Sacral and heel versions are also available.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not use with oxidising agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing. Discontinue use if reddening or sensitisation occurs. Do not cut the dressing as internal dressing components may contaminate the wound and may compromise the the dressing's bacterial properties.

SIZES AVAILABLE

10.3x10.3cm; 12.9x12.9cm; 15.4x15.4cm; 21x21cm; 17.2x17.5cm (sacral); 21.6x23cm (sacral); 25x25.2cm (heel)

 

PRICE

£1.71; £2.51; £3.06; £6.04; £4.56 (sacral); £6.44 (sacral); £11.25 (heel)

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