Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Tegaderm +Pad Film Dressing with Non-Adherent Pad

3M + KCI


A waterproof bacterial and viral barrier dressing. Consists of a non‑adherent absorbent pad bonded to a larger thin film backing with a non-latex hypoallergenic adhesive.


Acute wounds such as cuts, superficial- and partial-thickness burns, abrasions, intravenous catheter sites and surgical incisions. Can also be applied to low-exuding superficial- and partial-thickness chronic wounds including pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers. Must only be used as indicated.


Best used 24 hours after hip or knee replacement surgery as a postoperative dressing, if there is a risk of high exudate levels immediately post surgery. Not recommended for use over deep cavity wounds, exuding wounds, infected wounds.


5x7cm, £0.27; 9x10cm, £0.68; 9x15cm, £1.00; 9x20cm, £1.46; 9x25cm, £1.65; 9x35cm, £2.73

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