Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Other medical devices

Accel-Heal

Accel-Heal

A single-use, portable, easy-to-use electrical-stimulation device. Delivers an automated programme of sub-sensory electrical pulses over a 12-day period to relieve pain and stimulate healing in hard-to-heal wounds.

 

Aderma

Aderma

Polymer gel, shaped pad that redistributes pressure while protecting and padding bony prominences.

BioBag

BioBag

Biosurgical treatment for the debridement and cleansing of wounds consisting of aseptically produced larvae of Lucillia sericata sealed in a finely woven polyester pouch containing larvae and PVA foam spacer piece(s). The foam spacers help prevent occlusion of the larvae. Each kit also contains Sudocrem. 

Cellona Shoe

Cellona Shoe

A walking shoe to accommodate bandages and casts, and to offload pressure from the foot.

Connect 2 Prolapse Drainable

Connect 2 Prolapse Drainable

Wound drainage prolapse pouch, fits up to 90mm. Bags are part of a two-piece system and should be used with a wafer.

Debrisoft Lolly

Debrisoft Lolly

Debridement device with a head made from polyester, using patented Monofilament Fibre Technology secured to a polypropylene handle. NICE technologies guidance (MTG17) states that the case for using this dressing on acute and chronic wounds in the community is supported by the evidence. 

Debrisoft Pad

Debrisoft Pad

Debridement pad made from polyester, using patented monofilament fibre technology. NICE technologies guidance (MTG17) states that the case for using this dressing on acute and chronic wounds in the community is supported by the evidence. 

Devon Foot and Heel Protector

Devon Foot and Heel Protector

Foam positioning device for the foot that requires pressure redistribution as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy. It reduces the risk of pressure ulcers while maintaining proper circulation and provides long-lasting cushioning and protection. 

Devon Utility Pad

Devon Utility Pad

Foam positioning device for any area of the body that requires pressure redistribution as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy. It reduces the risk of pressure ulcers while maintaining proper circulation and provides long-lasting cushioning and protection. 

Eakin Wound Pouch

Eakin Wound Pouch

Wound management device consisting of hydrocolloid skin protector and collection bag. Available with fold and tuck closure, or tap closure for connection to remote drainage. Access window will allow instant access to the wound for viewing, dressing or irrigation. This window is already fitted for use on some extra large lines and can be applied to large and extra large sizes.

Eykona Wound Measurement System

Eykona Wound Measurement System

This system comprises an easy-to-use hand-held camera, a single-use disposable target (applied temporarily to intact skin near the wound while the images are acquired) and workstation software. Fast processing ensures rapid display and interaction with 3D images.

FootSafe Prevention Boot

FootSafe Prevention Boot

Antimicrobial-impregnated polyurethane boot with adjustable lower leg fastening straps to aid patient comfort, minimise movement of the boot and allow the accommodation of variable sized wound dressings. Non-ambulatory use only. Multi-patient use. 

Granulox

Granulox

Haemoglobin spray designed to help provide the wound with the required oxygen by means of facilitated diffusion. The active substance, haemoglobin, aims to supply the base of the wound with oxygen. The improved oxygen supply to this area can help support healing.

Heel Pro

Heel Pro

Boot with 2 adjustable straps. Reduces heel pressure by elevating the heel and providing low-friction cushioning. Heel aperture allows for easy inspection.

Heel Pro Advance

Heel Pro Advance

Boot with 2 adjustable straps. Reduces heel pressure by elevating the heel. Ripstop material can be wiped clean. Heel aperture allows for easy inspection.

Heel Raiser Pro

Heel Raiser Pro

Heel offloading boot that redistributes pressure along the calf. The durable exterior reduces friction and shear from sheets. Machine washable. Simple strapping system. Treated with 'Ultra-Fresh' antimicrobial treatment to help inhibit odour-causing bacteria.

Heel Up

Heel Up

A range of inflatable offloading devices designed to completely elevate the heel. Made from a soft, absorbent, skin-friendly four-layer material, the device is shaped with a channel that accommodates the Achilles tendon. ISO 10993-10 testing has shown it is not associated with skin irritation and sensitisation. 

Heelift Suspension Boot

Heelift Suspension Boot

The Heelift family of suspension boots (the Glide, AFO and Classic) all use a fixed pad of latex-free foam to completely elevate the heel, redistributing pressure along the calf. With friction-free Tricot backing and soft felt closure straps for a secure fit, it eliminates the risk of pressure, friction and shear to the heel. The foam support of the forefoot allows dorsiflexion while preventing heel cord contracture (foot drop) and external hip rotation (with the spare pad).

HeelMedix

HeelMedix

Heel offloading device that utilises a pillow-like design to redistribute pressure. Machine washable. Flexible strapping system helps prevent foot drop. Optional wedge (included with each size) to help prevent lateral or medial rotation. Treated with 'Ultra-Fresh' antimicrobial treatment to help inhibit odour-causing bacteria.

HeelSafe Pressure Relief Pad

HeelSafe Pressure Relief Pad

Pre-inflated or inflatable over-mattress pad to relieve pressure on heels. Secured to the bed with adjustable straps and snap buckles, which can be replaced. Optional manual hand pump and replacement cover. Can be combined with SoleSafe to protect both the heel and plantar surfaces.

Jobst Foam

Jobst Foam

Kidney-shaped latex-free foam rubber dressing designed to evenly distribute pressure from compression stockings or bandages over bony prominences. Comprised of 100% synthetic rubber.

Kerraped All Purpose Boot

Kerraped All Purpose Boot

Therapeutic shoe with a breathable material upper, a black EVA insole and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. It is secured with Velcro straps. 

Kerraped Plantar Ulcer

Kerraped Plantar Ulcer

A shoe system comprising a therapeutic shoe and an insole. The insole, which is 18mm thick, combines Poron, Plastazote and multifoam, and has easily removable pegs to allow selective offloading. The insole is placed into the therapeutic shoe, which has a breathable upper material and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. The shoe is secured with Velcro straps. Replacement insoles are available.

Kerraped Plus

Kerraped Plus

Advanced therapeutic shoe with a breathable upper material, a black EVA insole and an abrasion-resistant outer sole. Secured with two fully adjustable upper Velcro straps for patient comfort and safety.   

KerraPro Pressure Reducing Pads

KerraPro Pressure Reducing Pads

Shaped pads made from 100% silicone. The pads can be reused on the same patient (simply wash with soap and water). They must be completely dry before re-application.

Larvae 100

Larvae 100

Free-range larvae. A biosurgical treatment for the debridement and cleansing of wounds. Consists of aseptically produced living larvae of Lucillia sericata, which are applied directly onto the wound using a retention bandage system. Each kit also contains a flat net (30x30cm), a boot net dressing (40x60cm), a hydrocolloid dressing (10x10cm), adhesive sleek tape, and saline (Irripod). These accessories can also be purchased separately, if required

Larvae 200

Larvae 200

Free-range larvae. A biosurgical treatment for the debridement and cleansing of wounds. Consists of aseptically produced larvae of Lucillia sericata, which are applied directly onto the wound using a retention bandage system. Each kit also contains a flat net (30x30cm), a boot net dressing (40x60cm), a hydrocolloid dressing (10x10cm), adhesive sleek tape, and saline (Irripod). These accessories can also be purchased separately, if required.

Liqua Care

Liqua Care

Ergonomic, liquid-filled, pressure-redistributing insoles. Fabric covered for added comfort. Slim, so fits most types of shoes. According to manufacturer, is clinically proven to reduce peak forefoot pressure by over 21% immediately and to increase circulation by over 5% with one week's use.

MolecuLight i:X

MolecuLight i:X

Visualises bacteria through endogenous autoflorescence without the need for contrast agents or contact with the patient. To be used as part of routine clinical wound assessment processes, which may include examination of characteristic signs and symptoms of infection.

Molnlycke Z-Flo Fluidised Positioners and Heel Boot

Molnlycke Z-Flo Fluidised Positioners and Heel Boot

A fluidised positioner that moulds to individual patient and anatomical shapes to redistribute pressure. Offloads bony prominences, such as the occiput. Zero-flow: once moulded into any shape, it will maintain that form and patient position over time. Zero-memory: moulds to a new shape when needed without returning to its previous form.

Natrox

Natrox

The system consists of two main elements: an oxygen generator and an oxygen delivery system. The oxygen generator is a battery-operated device that delivers continuous pure humidified oxygen to the wound bed through water electrolysis. It is supplied with two rechargeable batteries and a charging kit, thus allowing the user complete freedom of movement. Each battery will last for a minimum of 30 hours. The oxygen delivery system is a sterile, single-use wound interface that allows free passage of wound exudate into the secondary dressing. It has a 1 meter thin flexible tube that connects directly to the oxygen generator. The delivery system should be changed at each dressing change.

Option Manager

Option Manager

Wound drainage system. Option to attach a leg bag for 24-hour drainage.

Option Mini Ileo

Option Mini Ileo

Hydrocolloid. One-piece wound mini drainable pouch. Also available with Microskin (a thin and flexible flange). 

Option Wound Manager

Option Wound Manager

Wound drainage system consisting of hydrocolloid adhesive wafer and drainable drainage bag. Available with or without an access port.

Parafricta Bootee

Parafricta Bootee

Reduces the effects of friction and shear from movement. Made from specialist fabric and incorporates a non-slip panel on the sole. Comfortable, breathable, durable and machine washable up to 60C.

Parafricta Undergarment

Parafricta Undergarment

Reduces the effects of friction and shear from movement. Made from specialist fabric. Comfortable, breathable, durable and machine washable up to 60C.

Prontosan Debridement Pad

Prontosan Debridement Pad

Microfibre pad for soft mechanical debridement. The thin tear-drop shaped pad enables easy access to hard-to-reach and undermined wound edges and cavities.

Repose Contur

Repose Contur

A reactive air pressure-redistributing overlay for riser recliner chairs; provides head-to-toe protection against pressure damage. Can be easily and safely secured with straps to a range of chair sizes. Two-year warranty.

Repose Cushion

Repose Cushion

A reactive air pressure-redistributing cushion for use on a standard static chair, this cushion provides pressure redistribution while its slim profile increases patient comfort. Can be cleaned and reused. Suitable for use in both acute and community settings. Two-year warranty.

Repose Flex

Repose Flex

Utilising immersion and envelopment, Repose Flex is designed to place the knee in slight flexion (5–10 degrees) and allow complete heel offloading while redistributing the weight of the patient's leg across its surface. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty. 

Repose Foot Protector

Repose Foot Protector

Designed to offload the heels either to prevent pressure damage or as part of the management of heel ulcers in patients with elevated legs. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Foot Protector Plus

Repose Foot Protector Plus

Designed to offload heels either to prevent pressure damage or as part of the management of heel ulcers in patients with elevated legs. Incorporates a Magnaffix adjustable strap to keep the device in place, and a ventilation hole in the heel section to facilitate skin inspection. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Mattress Overlay

Repose Mattress Overlay

A reactive air pressure-redistributing mattress overlay designed for use on a standard single bed. Suitable for use in both acute and community settings. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Sole Protector

Repose Sole Protector

Suitable for use with community and acute beds. Helps to reduce the risk of pressure damage to the soles of the feet by offering pressure relief at the bed end. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Repose Wedge

Repose Wedge

Designed to completely offload heels for either pressure-damage prevention or as a part of the management of heel ulcers. Suitable for patients who are confused and may be not be able to remove other offloading devices when moving off the bed, or who are restless and therefore may not tolerate other forms of heel protection or kick them off. Can be cleaned and reused. Two-year warranty.

Seal-Tight

Seal-Tight

Waterproof dressing protector. Non-slip, latex-free. Simple to apply; no adjustments required. 100% waterproof. Easy to size. Can be fully submerged.

Silhouette New Generation

Silhouette New Generation

A range of digital wound imaging, measurement and information management systems. The range comprises SilhouetteStar2, SilhouetteLite+ and Silhouette Lite applications, which are 3D and 2D digital wound imaging and measurement devices, and SilhouetteCentral, a web application for storing and managing information collected from multiple Silhouette assessment devices on a single platform. Silhouette is distributed in the UK by Entec Health, and manufactured by Aranz Medical.

SoleSafe Bed End Pressure Relief Pad

SoleSafe Bed End Pressure Relief Pad

Pre-inflated or inflatable pads impregnated with antimicrobial polyurethane that protect the soles of the feet when patients slide down an inclined bed. Secured to the bed with adjustable straps and snap buckles, which can be replaced. Supplied with manual hand pump. Can be combined with HeelSafe to protect both the heel and plantar surfaces.

TCC-EZ

TCC-EZ

An all-in-one, roll-on, easy-to-apply total contact cast system. Application process can be completed in less than 10 minutes in the clinic by any trained clinician. Complemented by a partner boot.

UCS Debridement

UCS Debridement

A sterile, pre-moistened, single-use cloth for wound debridement and cleansing of the surrounding area. Contains a mild cleansing solution that moisturises and softens without damaging healthy cells

Vibro-Pulse

Vibro-Pulse

Disposable covers and limb straps for use with Vibro-Pulse cycloidal vibration device. Applies cycloid vibration to stimulate wound healing by increasing blood flow and microcirculation, and reducing oedema.

Wound Care Buddy App

Wound Care Buddy App

Cloud-based mobile app that provides health professionals with quick and easy access to their organisation's wound management guidelines and wound formulary listings. Compatible with iOS and Android mobile. Free virtual tour of the app is available on Entec Health website.