Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

CovaWound Hydrocolloid (Bordered)

CovaWound Hydrocolloid (Bordered)

Covalon Technologies (Europe) Ltd

Description

Comprises an absorbent hydrocolloid matrix, which has a border laminated to a highly breathable polyurethane film backing. The hydrocolloid matrix absorbs exudate and forms a cohesive gel, while the breathable polyurethane film backing provides a high rate of moisture vapour transmission.

Indications

Lightly exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, foot ulcers, superficial partial-thickness burns, donor sites, diabetic foot ulcers, postoperative wounds and skin abrasions. Can also be used on small wounds towards the end of the healing trajectory.

Contraindications

Third-degree burns; wounds with clinical signs of infection; wounds at high risk of infection. Do not use on patients with a known allergy or sensitivity to hydrocolloids. See instructions for use.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 10x12cm (oval)

Price

£0.90; £1.07; £2.27; not available on the Drug Tariff

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