Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Wound Dressing without Tape
Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Wound Dressing without Tape

Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Wound Dressing without Tape

Brand/Manufacturer: SOUTHWEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC
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Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Wound Dressing Without Tape is an absorbent hydrogel sheet dressing designed to provide the optimum wound healing environment. It is soft and pliable, stretches with movement, absorbs secretions, reduces odor and does not liquefy into the wound. It reduces the need for frequent changes.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
DR8000 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 5/Pack $30.45 $20.39
DR8000 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 100/Case $450.65 $346.70
DR8200 2" x 3" (5cm x 7.5cm) 5/Pack $18.85 $11.88
DR8200 2" x 3" (5cm x 7.5cm) 5Pk, 40Pk/Case $584.95 $469.19
DR8500 5" x 5" (12.7cm x 12.7cm) 5/Pack $33.95 $21.41
DR8500 5" x 5" (12.7cm x 12.7cm) 5Pk, 20Pk/Case $500.65 $407.90
DR8600 6" x 8" (15cm x 20cm) 5/Pack $75.65 $50.99
DR8600 6" x 8" (15cm x 20cm) 5Pk, 5Pk/Case $320.65 $254.95
DR8700 12" x 12" (30cm x 30cm) 5/Pack $185.95 $117.29
DR8700 12" x 12" (30cm x 30cm) 5Pk, 5Pk/Case $650.85 $499.79
DR8800 8" x 16" (20cm x 40cm) 5Pk, 5Pk/Case $650.60 $469.10

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  • Indication:
    - Elasto-Gel hydrogel dressings are indicated as an external use dressing for local management of pressure ulcers (stage I-IV), diabetic related ulcers and wounds, surgical wounds, skin tears and 1st and 2nd degree burn.
    - It may be used in the management of scars, as a cast and splint pad and for minor pressure relief
  • Pharmacology:
    - Elasto-Gel utilizes a high concentration of glycerine (65%) as a water soluble humectant in a mixture of water and polymer matrix
    - It is presented as a hydrogel because of its ability to absorb large quantities of aqueous fluids thereby controlling moisture at the wound site
    - Its protective and cushioning properties are far superior to other hydrogels and hydrocolloids
    - Due to its high percentage of glycerine it exhibits additional desirable properties such as bacteriostatic action which is absent in other hydrogel dressings
    - Elasto-Gel provides protection from shock and friction and provides pressure relief
    - It will nearly eliminate odor within 48 to 72 hours after application to highly contaminated or chronic wounds
    - It is highly effective for reducing pain
  • Directions For Use:
    - Select the appropriate size dressing
    - Prepare the wound site by cleaning as needed and remove the dressing from the package
    - The dressing should extend 2.5cm to 5cm or 25% beyond the wound opening
    - The dressing may be cut to the proper size with scissors
    - Leave the clear plastic film on gel while cutting the dressing
    - Remove the clear plastic film and apply the exposed gel directly on the wound
    - DO NOT remove the white fabric backing
    - Secure the dressing in place with: tape, elastic wrap, gauze wrap, stretch netting, etc
    - Check the wound as needed
    - The dressing may remain on the wound if it is not saturated with exudate
    - Change the dressing when it is saturated with exudate
    Caution:
    - The dressing must be protected from water or moisture
    - Consult a physician if signs of infection occur: fever, swelling, pain, etc

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