Journal of Woundcare Handbook

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Ko-Flex

Ko-Flex

Urgo Medical

Description

A water-resistant, vapour-permeable, knitted fabric consisting of cotton, acrylic and elastomeric fibres. The fabric is coated with particles of natural latex, which makes it cohesive and enables it to stick to itself. A type 3a bandage.

Indications

Ko-Flex is the fourth and top layer of the K-Four multilayer compression bandaging system. It has a retention function, while also providing compression of up to 20mmHg on a 18–25cm circumference ankle. It can also be used to apply light pressure support to limbs in the management of sprains and strains, or during rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery.

Contraindications

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

Sizes Available

10cmx6m; 10cmx7m

Price

£3.14; £3.60

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