Primapore Adhesive Non-Woven Wound Dressing Features
- Highly absorbent and low-adherent pad:
- Polyester wound contact layer enables the passage of blood or exudate into highly absorbent pad while maintaining a good healing environment and minimal pain on dressing removal.
- Ease of use:
- Protector paper, which is slit across the width of the Primapore Dressing, enables quick application without the risk of touching the absorbent pad or adhesive area with fingers or forceps.
- Easily opened packaging facilitates aseptic dressing technique.
- Soft and conformable:
- Ensures patient comfort and conformability to all wound sites (even the more difficult areas like shoulders and axillae).
- Safe and secure fixation:
- Low allergy acrylic adhesive is evenly spread onto the non-woven backing surface providing a safe and secure dressing fixation over the wound site.
- Patient comfort:
- Low adherent wound contact layer
- The pad has a low adherent wound contact layer which helps to minimise disruption or trauma to the underlying tissue on removal of the dressing, which helps to reduce the risk of pain on removal.
- Rounded corners
- The dressing has rounded corners which may help to reduce the risk of the dressing lifting or snagging, which may help to reduce the frequency of dressing change by maintaining an optimal dressing condition.
- Low allergy adhesive
- The low allergy acrylic adhesive is spread evenly onto the non-woven backing layer of the dressing, providing safe and secure fixation over the wound site.
When to use Primapore Adhesive Dressings by Smith?
- Dry to medium exudating wounds
- Protect surgical incisions
- Protect recently healed wounds
- Post-operative wounds
- Minor Cuts
- Puncture Sites
- Secondary Dressing Over Gels or Ointments
- Secondary Dressing Over Primary Dressing
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How to use Primapore Adhesive Dressing?
- Peel away the backing papers to expose the non-adherent absorbent pad.
- Holding the backing papers at each end of the dressing,carefully position the dressing over the designated area and remove the release papers.
- Gently smooth the dressing into place, applying light pressure (especially around the edges).
- Care must be taken not to stretch the dressing on application as this may cause trauma to the underlying skin.
Smith & Nephew Primapore Adhesive Wound Dressing FAQ
Is Primapore Dressing Waterproof?
Primapore can be used where a water-resistant dressing is required. It aids in the prevention of bacterial contamination.
Does Primapore dressing contain latex?
Primapore is an adhesive, non-woven wound dressing indicated to dress post-operative wounds; or cuts, lacerations or sutured wounds. Latex Free.
Is Primapore good for skin tears?
Primapore Dressing may be used as primary dressing for post-operative sutured wounds, minor cuts, abrasions, punctures, or lacerations. It can also be used as a secondary dressing over gels, ointments, and other primary dressings.
What is Primapore dressing used for?
To dress post-operative wounds, minor cuts, abrasions, lacerations, and puncture sites where a water-resistant dressing, which aids in the prevention of bacterial contamination, is required. It may be used as a secondary dressing over gels, ointments, and other primary dressings .
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