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  • 3M™ Steri-Strip™ Elastic Skin Closures, E4541
  • 3M™ Steri-Strip™ Elastic Skin Closures, E4541

    3M ID 7000030195
    • Designed to stretch with body movement for odema
    • Superior cosmetic results compared to suturing, eliminating scarring due to cross-hatching39,40,41
    • Enhanced patient comfort and less chance of infection than with sutures or staples⁴⁰’ ⁴¹
    • Fast application
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    Specifications
    Adhesive Type
    Acrylate
    Brand
    Steri-Strip™
    Condition
    Skin Closure
    Department
    Critical Care, Emergency, Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Medical-Surgical, Operating Room-Surgery, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Urgent Care, Wound Care
    Latex
    No
    NHS eClass Code
    EIR
    Overall Length (Metric)
    75 mm
    Overall Width (Metric)
    6 mm
    Packs per order unit
    1
    Product Type
    Skin Closures
    Skin Closure Condition Type
    Skin Laceration
    Sterile
    Yes
    Therapeutic Area and Conditions
    Elasticated Skin Closure Strips
    Product Details
    • Designed to stretch with body movement for odema
    • Superior cosmetic results compared to suturing, eliminating scarring due to cross-hatching39,40,41
    • Enhanced patient comfort and less chance of infection than with sutures or staples⁴⁰’ ⁴¹
    • Fast application
    • Hypoallergenic

    3M™ Steri-Strip™ Elastic Skin Closures are sterile, flexible skin closure strips that are made of a porous, non-woven elastic backing coated with a hypoallergenic adhesive.

    An easy to use, flexible skin closure strip that may help reduce risk for infection as compared to sutures and staples due to its non-invasive design.

    Suggested Applications

    • For use in highly contoured areas or body areas of musculoskeletal movements, like joints.
    • For use in areas where swelling, edema, hematomas, or bloating may occur.
    • Providing wound support following early suture or staple removal.
    • Emergency Departments
    • Operating Theatres

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    39. Traub AC, et al, Cutaneous wound closure: Early staple removal and replacement by skin tapes. Contyemp Surg; 1981: 18 40. Pipecello, J. Yavorek, H. (1989) Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 169 (4). 310-31411 DH (2013) Annual Report 2011 of the Chief Medical Offi cer Part 2 http://www.dh.gov.uk/cmo. 41.. Liew SW and Haw CS, The use of taped skin closure in orthopaedic wounds. Aust NZJ Surg 1993; 63:131-133 40. Pipecello, J. Yavorek, H. (1989) Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 169 (4). 310-31411 DH (2013) Annual Report 2011 of the Chief Medical Offi cer Part 2 http://www.dh.gov.uk/cmo. 41.. Liew SW and Haw CS, The use of taped skin closure in orthopaedic wounds. Aust NZJ Surg 1993; 63:131-133