Features of Vaseline Gauze Dressing
- Non-adherent gauze
- Reduces pain and trauma during dressing changes
- Helps seal air leaks and unwanted fluid loss
- 1" x 8" gauze comes in Cision Dressing packaging, and others come as strips in peelable foil packs
- Meets USP standards
What to buy with Vaseline Petrolatum Gauze
When to use Vaseline Gauze?
- Minor burns
- Tunneling wounds or lightly exudating wounds
- Staple/suture lines
- Skin donor sites
- Skin grafts
- Skin tears or abrasions
How to use Vaseline Petrolatum Gauze Strip?
- Clean the wound with a wound cleanser and let it dry.
- Place the gauze strip on the wound.
- Cover the gauze with a large dry dressing pad.
- Use tape or rolled gauze to hold this dressing in place.
FAQs About Vaseline Gauze Strip
1. How often do you change Vaseline Petrolatum Dressing?
Vaseline Gauze can be changed once a day, and this should be continued for two weeks.
2. What type of dressing is Vaseline Bandage?
Vaseline Petrolatum Gauze is a specially designed cotton bandage for wounds.
3. How do you remove gauze stuck to a wound?
Soak a cotton ball or cotton swab in baby oil. If you don't have baby oil handy, olive oil, petroleum jelly, or baby shampoo will work, too. Next, gently rub it over the bandage until it falls off. You can test to see if it's working by slowly peeling up a corner of the bandage.