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Convatec Aquacel Film Backing Silicone Foam Dressing

brand: CONVATEC

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Item #: 420626
7" x 8", Sacral, Tan
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Item #: 420626
7" x 8", Sacral, Tan
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Convatec Aquacel Film Backing Silicone Foam Dressing is designed for exuding wounds, use as a primary dressing on shallow wounds, use as a secondary dressing on highly exuding wounds, use for skin protection as part of a comprehensive protocol of care. It helps minimize pain while in place and during dressing changes. It locks in exudate through vertically wicking, reducing the risk of maceration. It absorbs wound fluid and creates a soft gel, maintaining a moist wound environment.

Aquacel Silicone Foam Dressing Features

  • Water Proof/Bacteria Barrier provides
    • Evaporation of excess moisture
    • A waterproof barrier against viral/bacterial penetration
    • Allows patient to shower and bathe
  • Soft Absorbent Foam pad enhances patient comfort and absorbs excess fluid
  • Aquacel interface gels on contact with wound exudate to maintain a moist environment
    • Locks in wound exudate, including harmful components
    • Vertical wicking prevents lateral spread of fluid, reducing the risk of maceration
    • Micro-contours to the wound bed, minimizing dead space where bacteria can grow
  • Gentle silicone border designed to adhere to surrounding skin, not to the wound bed
  • Skin-friendly adhesive supports simple application and removal
  • Demonstrated low potential for dermal irritation or allergic contact sensitization

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How to use Aquacel Film Backing Silicone Dressing?

Standard Application For Wounds

  • Always ensure the skin surrounding the wound is clean and dry
  • Choose a dressing size and shape to ensure that the central absorbent pad (area within the adhesive window), is 1/3 inch larger (1 cm) than the wound area
  • Dressing can be cut to shape for convenience
  • Hold the dressing over the wound and line up the center of the dressing with the center of the wound
  • Place the pad directly over the wound
  • Smooth down the adhesive border and hold in place to ensure adherence
Note: For Non-Adhesive dressing, use additional tape or other means of fixation

Application For Protection or Wounds
Sacral dressing
  • Always ensure the skin is clean and dry
  • Remove the release liner
  • Hold the dressing at its edges. Fold the dressing in half, with the Foam dressing back sides touching. Place the fold into the natal cleft
  • Keep the center pad in contact with the wound and smooth the edges of the dressing into place

Heel dressing
  • Always ensure the skin is clean and dry
  • Remove the release liner
  • Line up top of dressing with the back of the heel and secure
  • Fold the dressing over the bottom of the heel and smooth down to complete the application

How to remove Aquacel Film Backing Foam Dressing

The dressing should be changed when clinically indicated (i.e. leakage, bleeding, increased pain, suspicion of infection). The Aquacel Foam dressing maximum recommended wear time is up to seven days. The wound should be cleansed at appropriate intervals.
To easily remove the dressing, press down gently on the skin and carefully lift one corner of the dressing. Continue until all edges are free. Carefully lift away the dressing and discard according to local clinical protocols.

Convatec Aquacel Film Backing Silicone Foam Dressing User Guide

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