Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Kendall AMD Foam Island

H&R Healthcare

Description

Absorbent, adhesive, polyurethane foam dressing impregnated with broad-spectrum antimicrobial (PHMB, 0.5%). Antimicrobial barrier is effective for up to 7 days.

Indications

Designed to protect and cushion moderately to heavily exuding wounds: post-surgical incisions, pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, donor sites, abrasions, lacerations, first- and second-degree burns, dermatological disorders, other wounds inflicted by trauma and as a secondary dressing or cover dressing for packed wounds. Also for exudate management of surgically induced body exit sites.

Contraindications

Can be used in conjunction with prescribed therapies for the treatment of infections. Not intended as a primary dressing for infection. Do not use as a primary treatment for full third-degree burns or on patients with known sensitivity to PHMB.

Sizes Available

4.4x8.3cm (pad 2.5x4.4cm); 8.9x8.9cm (pad 5x5cm); 8.9x14cm (pad 5x10cm); 14x14cm (pad 10x10cm); 19x19cm (pad 15x15cm)

Price

£2.50; £3.11; £4.90; £6.44; £12.38

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