Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

CovaWound Hydrocolloid Thin

CovaWound Hydrocolloid Thin

Covalon Technologies (Europe) Ltd

Description

Comprises an absorbent hydrocolloid matrix laminated to a breathable polyurethane film backing. The hydrocolloid matrix absorbs exudate and forms a cohesive gel, while the 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

5x7cm; 5x10cm; 5x20cm; 10x10cm; 10x15cm; 10x25cm; 15x15cm; 15x20cm

Price

£0.43; £0.44; available on NHS Supply Chain but not the Drug Tariff; £0.73; £1.02; £2.13; £1.84; available on NHS Supply Chain but not the Drug Tariff

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