Features of Xeroform Occlusive Gauze Strips & Patches
- Bacteriostatic/antibiotic agent speeds up healing by stopping the bacteria from reproducing
- Occlusive gauze available in patch, overwrap, roll, and strip options
- Xeroform gauze dressing maintains a moist environment
- Saturated with 3% bismuth tribromophenate petrolatum solution, it prevents signs of infection and deodorizes the wound
- A wide variety of shapes and sizes are available
- It can also be cut to wound size
- Easy to apply
- Sterile bandage
When to use Xeroform Occlusive Gauze Strip?
- Intended for use as a primary contact layer in dressing wounds like
- It can also be used as an initial layer in dressing surgical wounds with light exudate where mild medication and deodorization are desired.
Who is eligible to use this dressing?
- Medical professionals who need to treat a variety of wound types.
- Individuals who have wounds or surgical sites that still need to heal will also find these dressings helpful.
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How to apply Xeroform Occlusive Gauze Strip?
- Cleanse the wound with saline solution or sterile water
- Gently pat dry surrounding skin
- Place occlusive gauze patch directly over the wound or into the wound
- The dressing will cling and conform to the body
- Choose a secondary dressing to cover the dressing, such as a transparent film, tape, or roll gauze to secure
How often to change Xeroform Dressing?
It is recommended to change xeroform occlusive gauze strip on a daily basis to maintain a moist, non-adherent environment
- Should not be used on patients with hypersensitivity to Bismuth Tribromophenate
- Irritation may develop with a history of atopy (predisposition to hypersensitivity)
Xeroform Occlusive Dressing Safety Data Sheet
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Xeroform Petrolatum Dressing?
Xeroform Occlusive Gauze Strip is a type of wound dressing that is used to cover and protect various types of wounds. It is made from a combination of sterile gauze and petrolatum (a petroleum-based jelly).
2. What types of wounds is Xeroform Occlusive Dressing suitable for?
It is suitable for a variety of wound types, including burns, surgical wounds, pressure ulcers, and skin grafts.
3. Is Xeroform Gauze suitable for use on sensitive skin?
Xeroform Gauze Dressing may not be suitable for use on individuals with sensitive skin or those who are allergic to petrolatum. It is important to consult a healthcare professional before using this dressing.
4. Is Xeroform Dressing waterproof?
No, this gauze dressing is not waterproof. It is designed to be breathable to allow for air circulation and to keep the wound moist.
5. Can Xeroform be used in conjunction with other wound care products?
Yes, Xeroform Occlusive Gauze Dressing can be used in conjunction with other wound care products, including antibacterial ointments or gels. However, it is important to consult a healthcare professional before combining products to ensure their compatibility and effectiveness.
6. Is Xeroform Petrolatum Gauze Dressing suitable for use on children?
It may be suitable for use on children, but it is important to consult a healthcare professional before using this dressing on children to ensure its safety and effectiveness.
7. How long can Xeroform Gauze stay on a wound?
The length of time that Xeroform Occlusive Petrolatum Gauze Dressing can stay on a wound depends on several factors, including the severity of the wound, the amount of drainage or exudate produced, and the individual patient's healing process. In general, Xeroform dressing can be left on a wound for up to 24-48 hours before it needs to be changed.
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