Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

K-Four

K-Four

Urgo Medical

Description

Multilayer compression bandage system for the treatment of venous and mixed aetiology leg ulcers. Comprises K-Soft sub-bandage wadding, K-Lite type 2 bandage, K-Plus type 3a light compression bandage, Ko-Flex type 3a cohesive bandage or K-threeC (type 3c providing extra pressure for ankles >25cm). Components are available in longer length for use with larger limbs.

Indications

For the treatment and management of venous leg ulcers and associated conditions.

Contraindications

Compression bandage systems are not recommended for patients with arterial disease (ABPI <0.8). Contains natural latex.

Sizes Available

K-Four kits: <18cm; 18–25cm; 25–30cm; >30cm (NB: 25–30cm and >30cm contain long-length bandages); K-Four Reduced compression ≥18cm


K-Soft (layer 1): 10cmx3.5m (unstretched)
K-Lite (layer 2): 10cmx4.5m (stretched)
K-Plus (layer 3): 10cmx8.7m (stretched) 
Ko-Flex (layer 4): 10cmx6m (stretched) 
K-ThreeC: 10cmx3m (unstretched)

Price

K-Four kits: £7.45 (<18cm); £7.13 (18–25cm); £7.13 (25–30cm); £9.82 (>30cm); £4.66 (≥18cm)


K-Soft (layer #1): £0.47; £0.59 (long)
K-Lite (layer #2): £1.04; £1.19 (long)
K-Plus (layer #3): £2.37 ; £2.74 (long)
Ko-Flex (layer #4): £3.14; £3.60 (long)
K-ThreeC : £2.95

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