PolyMem Wic Cavity Wound Filler Dressing
PolyMem Wic Cavity Wound Filler Dressing

PolyMem Wic Cavity Wound Filler Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: FERRIS MFG. CORP.
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PolyMem Wic Cavity Wound Filler Dressing is fomulated especially for cavity wounds exhibiting copious amounts of exudate. It expands within the wound cavity to fill dead space, keeping the wound bed clean and moisturized while absorbing excess fluid. Does not fragment or adhere to the wound bed, thereby reducing dressing change discomfort to the patient.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
5733 3" x 3" (8cm x 8cm), 4gm Each $11.85 $7.60
5733 3" x 3" (8cm x 8cm), 4gm 10/Pack $95.45 $71.39
5712 3" x 12" (8cm x 30cm), 16gm 12/Case $400.85 $288.65

Features

  • Fast Super Absorbent Wicking:
    - Quickly absorbs
    - Facilitates management of cavity wounds
    - Expands up to one-third as wound fluidisabsorbed
    - Soft and pliable, conforming to wound shape
  • Non-adherent:
    - Will not stick to the wound bed whilemaintaining integrity ofhealingtissue
    - Will not dehydrate wound bed
    - Easy, pain-free application and removal
  • Continuous Cleansing:
    - Reducesneedto cleanse wound bed duringdressing changes
    - Minimizes pain and disruption of newly formingtissues often associated with wound bedcleansing
  • Wide Range of Application:
    - Perforated for ease of use and can be cut to size
    - Will donate moisture or absorb exudate,depending on condition of wound bed andfluid level in dressing
    - Clinician can add sterile water or saline tomake the dressingafaster moisture donor,or can allow the dressing to draw fluid to thesite as it absorbs fluid into the dressing
    - Helps relieve wound pain and improvecomfort
  • Cost Effective:
    - Saves time and supplies by usuallyeliminating theneedto cleanse the woundbed during dressing changes
    - Dressing changes are easy-remove olddressing and apply new
    - Removes intact-no flushing or rinsing ofdebrisisusually necessary
    - Saves time andmoneyby often reducing thenumber of dressing changes while extendingthe time between changes
  • Has a thick membrane
  • Latex Free
  • Indications for Use:
    - 
    Pressure ulcers (Stages III–IV)
    - Vascular ulcers
    - Diabetic ulcers
    - Acute wounds

More Information

  • How it Works:
    PolyMem Wic Cavity Wound Fillers are hydrophilic polymeric membrane matrix with a pre-slit, perforated design that can be easily separated into three 1” (2.5 cm) wide strips to accommodate the wound bed size.The membrane incorporates a mild, non ionic, nontoxic, tissue friendly cleansing agent that helps maintain a clean wound bed by loosening necrotic tissue, slough, bioburden and other debris.The hydrophilic polymeric membrane matrix, which includes a super absorbent starch copolymer, draws fluid and debris from the wound bed and swells into a non-adherent gel encapsulated inside the dressing.As the exudate is being absorbed,the membrane matrix expands about one-third to fill the wound cavity.Additionally, glycerol (also known as glycerin) helps assure non-adherence to the wound bed so that the dressing can be removed without disturbing the wound bed or causing pain.Glycerol also controls odor while supporting autolytic debridement.
  • Note:
    As this is a wound filler, to be used only as a primary dressing, this configuration comes without the PolyMem thin film backing. Use any other of the appropriate PolyMem configurations as a secondary dressing

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