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3M™ Steri-Strip™ Reinforced Adhesive Skin Closures R1548, 25 mm x 125 mm

  • Part Number MR1548
  • 3M ID 7100236462
  • UPC 00707387804701

Secures – Provides wound support and increases the tensile strength of the wound, compared to sutures

Helps improve cosmetic outcomes – Non-invasive, sterile design helps reduce scarring and the risk of infection, compared to sutures and staples, with less tissue trauma and better cosmetic outcomes.

Easy on patients – Comfortable to wear compared to sutures. Hypoallergenic adhesive.

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Highlights
  • Secures – Provides wound support and increases the tensile strength of the wound, compared to sutures
  • Helps improve cosmetic outcomes – Non-invasive, sterile design helps reduce scarring and the risk of infection, compared to sutures and staples, with less tissue trauma and better cosmetic outcomes
  • Easy on patients – Comfortable to wear compared to sutures. Hypoallergenic adhesive
  • Allows early staple/suture removal – Helps patients get back to their normal routine faster
  • Saves money – Less expensive than skin adhesives, sutures or staples
  • Easy to apply – Fast application

3M™ Steri-Strip™ Reinforced Adhesive Skin Closures are the standard in adhesive skin closures, trusted for their convenience, simplicity and non-invasive design.

3M™ Steri-Strip™ Reinforced Skin Closure Strips is the original skin closure strip with microporous non-woven material designed to let the skin ‘breathe’ and reinforced filaments for added strength. A pressue sensitive hypoallergenic adhesive.

Suggested applications
  • Providing wound support following early suture or staple removal
  • Appropriate for low tension wounds
  • Emergency Departments
  • Operating Theatre

Specifications

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