Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

PolyMem (adhesive)

PolyMem (adhesive)

H&R Healthcare

Description

A hydrophilic polyurethane matrix with a mild, non-toxic wound cleanser, a soothing moisturiser, a superabsorbent and a semipermeable film backing with an adhesive border. Designed to facilitate healing, relieve pain and reduce inflammation.

Indications

Dry to moderately exuding full- and partial-thickness wounds such as pressure ulcers (categories I–IV), leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, traumatic wounds, skin tears, surgical wounds, first- and second-degree burns, donor and graft sites, and radiotherapy-induced skin damage.

Contraindications

Not compatible with oxidising agents (hydrogen peroxide or hypochlorite solutions). Do not use and discontinue use on people who show signs of sensitivity, irritation or allergy to the dressing or its materials. Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 8.9x11.4cm; 5x7.6cm (oval#3); 8.8x12.7cm (oval#5); 16.5x20.9cm (oval#8); 18.4x20cm (sacral); 

Price

£0.52; £2.18; £1.16; £2.06; £6.79; £4.56

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