Covidien Telfa Adhesive Island Dressing Features
- Soft, non-woven backing conforms around the wound and seals on all four sides
- Secure dressing for central and peripheral IV sites
- Non-adherent Telfa dressing won’t disrupt healing tissue
- Provides protection from the external environment
- Not made with natural rubber latex
- Convenient, all-in-one dressing
- Ideal dressing for lightly draining wounds
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How to use Telfa Dressing?
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer, before handling the dressing.
- Clean the wound and the surrounding skin with a sterile saline solution or an antiseptic solution, as instructed by your healthcare provider.
- Pat the area dry with clean, sterile gauze.
- Open the packaging of the Telfa Adhesive Island Dressing and remove the dressing from the wrapper.
- Peel off the protective backing from the adhesive border of the dressing, taking care not to touch the adhesive surface.
- Apply the adhesive border of the dressing to the skin around the wound, making sure that the Telfa pad covers the wound itself.
- Smooth the edges of the adhesive border onto the skin to ensure a secure fit.
1. What is Covidien Telfa Adhesive Island Dressing?
It is a sterile, non-adherent island dressing that features a perforated non-woven adhesive fabric border. It is designed to protect and cushion wounds, while the adhesive border keeps the dressing securely in place.
2. What sizes does it come in?
Telfa Island Dressing is available in various sizes, including 2" x 3-3/4", 4" x 4", 4" x 5", 4" x 8", 4" x 10", 4" x 14", 6" x 6".
3. What type of wounds is this Island Dressing suitable for?
It is suitable for use on a variety of wounds, including abrasions, lacerations, incisions, and post-surgical wounds
4. How often should I change this dressing?
The frequency of dressing changes will depend on the type and severity of the wound. Generally, it is recommended to change the dressing every 24 to 48 hours or as directed by a healthcare professional.
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