Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Actico

Actico

L&R

Description

Cohesive, inelastic (short-stretch) compression bandage. To be applied after padding (for example with Flexiban or Cellona Undercast Padding).

Indications

Treatment and management of venous leg ulcers, lymphoedema and chronic oedema. Suitable for mobile and immobile patients, and those with an ABPI of between 0.5–1.3. An ABPI of 0.5–0.8 or >1.3 requires further investigation before use (please refer to local guidelines).

Contraindications

Only use under strict medical or vascular specialist supervision. Not suitable for ankle circumference of <18cm unless padding is used to increase it to ≥18cm. Caution required when cardiac overload is suspected and/or diabetes, advanced small vessel disease, arterial disease, renal failure or rheumatoid arthritis is present. Do not use if there is known sensitivity to the bandage. An ABPI of between 0.5>0.8 or above 1.3 requires further investigation before use (please refer to local guidelines).

Sizes Available

4cmx6m; 6cmx6m; 8cmx6m; 10cmx6m; 12cmx6m

Price

£2.48; £2.91; £3.34; £3.47; £4.43

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