Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

K-Plus

K-Plus

Urgo Medical

Description

White knitted fabric consisting of viscose, nylon and elastomeric yarn. A light-blue line runs along the middle of its length to aid 50% overlap when bandaging. Also available in long length. Latex-free.

Indications

A type 3a light compression bandage. It is a highly extensible elastic bandage and donates up to 20mmHg of sub-bandage pressure at the ankle. It is the third layer in the K-Four multilayer compression system for venous leg ulcers.

Contraindications

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

Sizes Available

10cmx8.7m stretched; 10cmx10.25m stretched (long)

Price

£2.33; £2.70

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