Smith & Nephew Profore Lite Multi-Layer Compression Bandaging System
Smith & Nephew Profore Lite Multi-Layer Compression Bandaging System

Smith & Nephew Profore Lite Multi-Layer Compression Bandaging System

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW
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Smith & Nephew Profore Lite Multi-Layer Compression Bandaging System is specifically designed for the management of mixed aetiology leg ulcers where the patient has been identified to have some degree of arterial impairment which prevents the use of full compression because of the risk of ischaemic necrosis.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
66000771 Profore Lite Each $0.18
$26.99
$17.99
66000771 Profore Lite 8/Case $1.35
$195.99
$134.99

Features

  • Smith & Nephew Profore Lite Multi-Layer Compression Bandaging System contents:
    - 1 profore sterile wound contact layer
    - 1 profore 1 absorbent padding bandage
    - 1 profore 2 light conformable bandage
    - 1 profore 4 cohesive compression bandage
  • Effective compression
  • Graduated compression
  • Sustained compression
  • Safety
  • Extended wear-time
  • Cost effective
  • Convenient
  • Also available:
    - Smith & Nephew Profore LF Multi-Layer Compression Bandaging System (code 66020626)

More Information

  • Contents:
    -
    Wound contact layer - helps protect the wound site and help wick away exudate into the absorbent padding
    - #1 absorbent padding bandage - helps absorb exudate and helps protect bony prominences
    - #2 light conformable bandage - helps absorb exudate and helps prepare and sculpt the leg for the application of the pressure layers
    - #4 cohesive compression bandage - helps maintain continuous compression and keeps the system in place for up to a full week
  • Benefits:
    Effective compression
    - It is designed to deliver effective compression to successfully manage "mixed" aetiology leg ulcers
    - It may be used to manage venous ulcers in patients with ABPI between 0.6 and 0.8 who cannot tolerate full compression
    Graduated compression
    - It provides higher pressure at the ankle, with decreasing pressure exhibited at the calf to help improve upward blood flow
    Sustained compression
    - Even a full week after application, it maintains effective levels of compression
    Safety
    - It helps ensure that bony prominences are padded for protection
    - The multi-layer system means that compression is built-up gradually minimizing the danger for application layer
    Extended wear-time
    - It has sufficient absorptive capacity to manage exudates up to a full week without the need of reapplication
    - During the initial phase of therapy you may experience wound drainage as the compression system actively manages edema
    - If strike through happens, remove the Profore Lite system and apply another
    Cost effective
    - Weekly dressing changes reduce the nursing time and helps reduce costs associated with management of venous leg ulcers
    Convenient
    - This system pack contains everything for the application of effective, sustained, graduated compression therapy
    - It reduce preparation time, simplifies stock control and ensures that the correct components are always available
  • Contradictions:
    - This should not be used on patients with an Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) of less than 0.6
    - Also not to be used on diabetic patients with advanced small vessel disease
  • Precautions:
    - The bandage should be promptly removed when the patient develops pain or pale
    - Patients with low ABPI and symptoms of arterial disease should be seen by a vascular specialist before application of compression
    - Care should be taken that very thin, bony, legs with prominent tibial crest should be protected with extra padding
    - The pressure under the bandage could harm unpadded skin
    - Compression bandage to a leg which has partially blocked blood supply could completely stop flow of blood into leg and lead to the death of skin
    - This product contains natural rubber latex which may cause allergic reactions in some individuals

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