When do you use Cuticerin?
CUTICERIN* Gauze Dressing is indicated for use on superficial exuding wounds such as: burns, abrasions, split-thickness skin graft donor sites and radiation injuries.
What is Kaltostat used for?
Kaltostat® Alginate dressing is an alginate dressing indicated as a primary dressing for moderately to highly exuding chronic and acute wounds, and for wounds with minor bleeding. On contact with exudates the dressing gradually forms a firm, moist gel which is highly absorbent.
What is health dressing?
A dressing is a sterile pad or compress applied to a wound to promote healing and protect the wound from further harm. A dressing is designed to be in direct contact with the wound, as distinguished from a bandage, which is most often used to hold a dressing in place. Many modern dressings are self-adhesive.
What are hydrocolloids?
A hydrocolloid is a suspension of particles in water where the particles are molecules that bind to water and to one another. The particles slow the flow of the liquid or stop it entirely, solidifying into a gel. Hydrocolloids can be applied to many food applications and categories.
Is hydrocolloid good for pimples?
Hydrocolloids work on the acne blemish by creating a protective seal over the skin, while absorbing excess fluid such as oil and pus, flattening spots faster and reducing inflammation/skin redness.
What type of dressing is Cuticerin?
Description. Used in place of a tulle gras dressing, Cuticerin* is an impregnated, non-aqueous, non-linting dressing ideal as a wound contact layer for burns, abrasions and other wounds with superficial skin loss. It reduces the risk of granulation tissue growing through the dressing, decreasing trauma on removal.
Can you cut Kaltostat?
Kaltostat should be cut or folded to the shape of the wound, applied directly to the surface and held in place with an appropriate secondary dressing.
What is cutinova hydro?
CUTINOVA Hydro is a HYDRO-SELECTIVE, self adhesive sterile wound dressing consisting of two layers – a polyurethane gel matrix and a polyurethane top-film which is waterproof and acts as a bacterial barrier . CUTINOVA Hydro offers the following benefits: One of the clear advantages of CUTINOVA Hydro is that it is semi-transparent.
Does cutinova stick to wound?
For this reason, it does not stick or adhere to the wound (provided that the dressing is used appropriately). 21. Can CUTINOVA Hydro be used under compression? CUTINOVA Hydro absorbs and retains fluid even under compression.
What is the root word of cutinova?
CUTINOVA is derived from the Latin for ‘new skin’ (cutis = skin, nova = new). 2. What is selective absorption? Selective absorption is the process by which CUTINOVA Hydro takes up mainly water from wound exudate, leaving the patient’s own growth factors and other natural proteins in the wound 6.
What is the difference between cutinova Hydro and Traditional dressings?
CUTINOVA Hydro, however, selectively absorbs mainly water, leaving elements that are essential to wound healing, such as growth factors and other natural proteins, in the wound 6. Traditional Dressings are not selective in terms of what they absorb.