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  • 3M™ Tegaderm™ Absorbent Clear Acrylic Dressing

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    • Extended wear time means fewer dressing changes for patients
    • Hypoallergenic and latex free – removing the risk of irritation and allergic reactions
    • No dressing breakdown in the wound
    • Easy to centre on the wound and apply
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    Specifications
    Condition
    Pressure Ulcer, Wound Care
    Department
    Emergency, Intensive Care Unit, Medical-Surgical, Operating Room-Surgery, Urgent Care, Wound Care
    Dressing Type
    Acrylic Dressing
    Hypoallergenic
    Yes
    Latex
    No
    NHS eClass Code
    Elm
    Product Colour
    Transparent
    Product Type
    Acrylic Dressing
    Size
    11.1cm x 12.7cm oval, 14.2cm x 15.8cm oval, 14.9cm x 15.2cm square, 16.8cm x 19cm sacral, 20cm x 20.3cm square, 7.6cm x 9.5cm oval
    Details
    • Extended wear time means fewer dressing changes for patients
    • Hypoallergenic and latex free – removing the risk of irritation and allergic reactions
    • No dressing breakdown in the wound
    • Easy to centre on the wound and apply
    • Transparent so the wound bed can be continuously observed – reducing the need for potentially painful dressing changes

    3M™ Tegaderm™ Absorbent Clear Acrylic Dressing is a transparent, absorbent dressing offering an extended wear time and a clear view of healing wounds. Our dressings enable clinicians to monitor pressure ulcers, skin tears and other moderately exuding wounds – without changing the dressing.

    Suggested Applications

    • Indicated for use on low to moderately exuding wounds such as;
    • Skin tears
    • Pressure ulcers
    • Superficial wounds
    • Abrasions
    • Superficial & partial thickness burns
    • Donor sites
    • Clean, closed approximated surgical incisions or laparoscopic incisions

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    23. Rivers S, Roehl R (2005) Managing skin damage in the frail elderly using a novel clear absorbent acrylic dressing. 24. Barker A (2009) Treatment of a skin tear using a clear acrylic wound dressing. Poster case study presented at EWMA Conference, May 2009.24. Barker A (2009) Treatment of a skin tear using a clear acrylic wound dressing. Poster case study presented at EWMA Conference, May 2009. 25. Dyble T (2009) 3M acrylic dressing for the treatment of skin tears and friction burns. Poster presented at TVS Conference, April 200928. Graham K, Lloyd-Jones R, Evans A (2009) There’s no messing with this dressing! Using 3M™ Tegaderm™ absorbent dressing for managing pre-tibial lacerations in the nursing home setting. Poster presented at Wounds UK Conference, November 2009