Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

DuoDERM Extra Thin

DuoDERM Extra Thin

ConvaTec

Description

Sterile, thin hydrocolloid dressing. The adhesive layer contains elastomeric polymers which enhance the dressing’s ability to contain wound exudate by forming a cohesive gel.

Indications

Chronic wounds: dry to lightly exuding wounds, e.g. leg ulcers, superficial pressure ulcers. Acute wounds: surgical wounds, e.g. postoperative wounds, minor burns, abrasions or lacerations. May be used as a secondary dressing.

Contraindications

Known sensitivity to the dressing or its components.

Sizes Available

7.5x7.5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 5x10cm; 9x15cm; 9x25cm; 9x35cm; 5x20cm; 4.4x3.8cm

Price

£0.85; £1.41; £3.03; £0.80; £1.88; £3.00; £4.20; the remaining sizes are not available on the Drug Tariff, please contact the supplier

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