Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Other medical devices

Accel-Heal

Accel-Heal

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

 

Alprep Pad

Alprep Pad

A sterile two-sided polyester-polyurethane foam pad for mechanical debridement.

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. 

Body Armor Heel Reliever

Body Armor Heel Reliever

Offloading device that completely suspends the heel. Has two internal foam finishes (convoluted or smooth) and a friction-free exterior surface. Ventilation holes promote air circulation. Three straps hold the forefoot and lower leg in an orthograde position. Can be worn on either the right or left foot. Machine washable. The device is supplied with a forefoot pad, a long calf pad (30cm), a positioning wedge (to counteract external rotation of the leg) and a laundry bag.

The device is manufactured by DARCO and distributed by V-M Orthotics. 

Cellona Shoe

Cellona Shoe

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

CLEANWND

CLEANWND

A cloth designed to cleanse and debride chronic and/or acute wounds. The cloth cleanses wounds with a solution of sodium hyaluronate and phospholipid hyaluronic acid. The non-woven needle-punched cloth contains short fibres that collect wound debris during mechanical debridement with no residual lint.

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.

Cutimed DebriClean

Cutimed DebriClean

Debridement pad consisting of white monofilament microfibre loops for gentle debridement and blue tougher fibres for when stronger debridement is required.

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. 

Dermisplus Prevent

Dermisplus Prevent

Pressure-redistribution pad available in various sizes, thicknesses and anatomical shapes. Single-patient use, but can be washed and reapplied to same patient multiple times.

Devon Foot and Heel Protector

Devon Foot and Heel Protector

Foam positioning device designed to reduce risk of pressure ulcers and nerve damage while maintaining proper circulation. Helps to provide economical cushioning, support and stability for the feet.

Devon Utility Pad

Devon Utility Pad

Foam positioning device designed to reduce risk of pressure ulcers and nerve damage whilst maintaining proper circulation, to be used as part of a pressure ulcer prevention or treatment strategy. Convoluted side of dressing will be in contact with pressure points, which require cushioning and circulation maintenance.

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.

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. 

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.

LimbO Waterproof Protector

LimbO Waterproof Protector

Waterproof protection for dressings, PICC lines and plaster casts when bathing and showering. Has a gentle, strong neoprene seal. Multiple use. Latex-free.

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.

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 Bootees

Parafricta Bootees

Discreet and made from specialist, breathable, low-friction fabric. Incorporate non-slip panel on sole. Worn like a sock, easy to fit, facilitates patient mobility and can accommodate dressings. Machine washable up to 60°C. 

Parafricta Pillowcase

Parafricta Pillowcase

Made from a specialist, breathable, low-friction fabric and durable polycotton. Can be used in conjunction with pressure-reducing mattresses. Machine washable up to 95°C.

Parafricta Sheets

Parafricta Sheets

Fitted sheets that reduce the effect of friction and shear during movement in bed. Can also help patients to turn and self-reposition in bed. Made from a specialist, breathable, low-friction fabric and durable polycotton. Can be used in conjunction with pressure-reducing mattresses. Machine washable up to 95°C.

Parafricta Undergarments

Parafricta Undergarments

Made from specialist, breathable, low-friction fabric. Can be used in conjunction with dressing and worn over incontinence products. Machine washable up to 60°C.

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. Three-year warranty.

Repose Cushion

Repose Cushion

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

Repose Flex

Repose Flex

Designed using immersion and envelopment 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. Three-year warranty. 

Repose Foot Protector

Repose Foot Protector

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

Repose Foot Protector Plus

Repose Foot Protector Plus

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

Repose Mattress Overlay

Repose Mattress Overlay

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. Three-year warranty.

Repose Sole Protector

Repose Sole Protector

Suitable for use with community and acute beds. Helps to reduce risk of pressure damage to soles of feet by offering pressure relief at bed end. Can be cleaned and reused. Three-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 bed, or who are restless and may kick them off or who may not tolerate other forms of heel protection. Can be cleaned and reused. Three-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

UCS Debridement Glove

UCS Debridement Glove

Sterile, pre-moistened, single-use, double-sided cloth worn as a glove for wound debridement and cleansing of the peri-wound area and limb skin. 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.