Convatec DuoDERM CGF Border Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: CONVATEC
Item # Desc Pkg Price
187970 2.5" x 2.5", 3/4" Border, Square $0.35
187970 2.5" x 2.5", 3/4" Border, Square $1.65
187971 4" x 4", 3/4" Border, Square $0.52
187971 4" x 4", 3/4" Border, Square $2.55
187972 6" x 6", 1" Border, Square $1.83
187972 6" x 6", 1" Border, Square $9.14
187973 4" x 5", 1" Border, Triangle $0.65
187973 4" x 5", 1" Border, Triangle $3.20
187974 6" x 7", 1" Border, Triangle $1.80
187974 6" x 7", 1" Border, Triangle $8.90

Convatec DuoDERM CGF Border Dressing is a self-adhesive, hydrocolloid wound dressing that helps in the management of exuding wounds. Its wide outer foam border eliminates the requirement of additional taping. When it comes in the contact of wound exudate, it produces a soft mass that allows for easy dressing removal.

Why choose DuoDERM CGF Border Dressing?

  • CGF stands for Control Gel Formula
  • Can be worn for up to seven days
  • Can be used on hard-to-dress areas
  • Highly conformable
  • Adhesive border does nor require additional taping
  • Latex-free

ConvaTec DuoDERM CGF Hydrocollod Border Dressing Features

  • Allows dressing removal without damaging the newly formed tissue
  • Promotes granulation and allows for autolytic debridement
  • Helps in removing necrotic tissue as quickly as enzymatic debridement
  • ConvaTec hydrocolloid formulation makes DuoDERM dressing different and unique from other hydrocolloid dressings
  • Forms a gel-like substance to create a moist wound healing environment
  • Outer waterproof barrier helps in protecting the wound and the dressing
  • Provides protection from harmful bacteria and viruses like HBV(11) and HIV(11)
  • Isolates the wound from harmful external contamination
  • Helps in keeping the nerve endings moist
  • Provides both thermal and mechanical protection
  • Gently and easily molds into place
  • Note: The use of DuoDERM CGF Border Dressing does not guarantee or warrants against the transmission of HBV or HIV

When to use Convatec DuoDERM CGF Dressing?

  • Pressure sore management (Stage I-IV)
  • Full thickness wounds
  • Dermal ulcers
  • Partial thickness burns
  • Superficial wounds
  • Leg ulcers
  • Donor sites

What to buy with Convatec Wound Dressing

How to use DuoDERM CGF Dressing?

Preparing and Cleansing the Wound Site of ConvaTec Wound Dressing

DuoDERM CGF Border dressings are sterile and should be handled appropriately.

  • Choose a dressing that allows the DuoDERM CGF mass to extend beyond the wound margin by at least 1-1/4", covering all unhealthy tissue.
  • Cleanse the wound according to hospital practice. Irrigate with saline and dry the surrounding skin to ensure it is free of any greasy substance.
  • Use of the DuoDERM hydrocolloid dressings help facilitate the liquefaction and removal of dead tissue; however, eschar that is particularly thick or fused to the wound margins should be removed prior to application of the dressing.
  • Note: DuoDERM Paste or DuoDERM Hydroactive Granules may be used with this dressing.

How to apply DuoDERM CFG Dressing?

  1. Remove top backing paper only. The triangle shaped dressing can be applied in several directions depending on the location of the ulcer. In sacral ulcers, the dressing may be folded in half lengthwise to make it easy to apply in the sacral folds. 
  2. Apply the DuoDERM skin dressing to the wound. Smooth into place, especially at edges of the center adhesive.
  3. Fold back the border and remove the release papers from the border adhesive; press the borders into place.

Removing DuoDERM Hydrocolloid Dressing:

Press down on the skin and carefully lift an edge of the dressing. Continue around until all edges are free. Repeat cleansing procedure. It is unnecessary to remove all residual dressing material from the surrounding skin. You can leave this dressing in place for up to 7 days, unless it is uncomfortable, leaking, or there are clinical signs of infection

Precautions for DuoDERM CGF Border Dressing

  • When Used on Dermal Ulcers:
    • Initial use of this product should be under the direction of a health professional.
    • DuoDERM CGF Border Dressings only provide local management of the wound site. In pressure sore care, other aspects such as repositioning of the patient and nutritional support should not be neglected. In leg ulcer care, lack of adequate rest in patients with vascular (arterial or venous) insufficiency can increase the amount of local edema and hinder potential healing.
    • Increased Wound Size: Deeper tissue damage may have already occurred under an apparent superficial dermal ulcer. When using an occlusive dressing in the presence of necrotic material, the wound may increase in size and depth during the initial phase of management as the necrotic debris is cleaned away. Leg ulcers resulting from vasculitis may rapidly deteriorate during exacerbation of the underlying disorder.
  • Odor: Wounds, particularly those that are large or necrotic, are often accompanied by a disagreeable odor; however, this is not necessarily indicative of infection. The odor should disappear when the wound is cleansed.
  • Infection: If signs of clinical infection develop, such as uncharacteristic odor or change in the color of the exudate, fever or cellulitis (tenderness and erythema in the area of the wound), a bacterial culture of the wound site should be taken. If clinical signs of infection are present, appropriate medical treatment should be initiated. Convatec DuoDERM dressings may be continued during the treatment at the discretion of the clinician.
  • Granulation: Excessive granulation tissue may develop in some wounds when using occlusive dressings.

  • Use on individuals with a known sensitivity to the dressing or its components
  • Third-degree burns

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