Users' questions

What is Comfeel Plus used for?

What is Comfeel Plus used for?

Product description Comfeel Plus Ulcer can be used for treatment of low to moderately exuding wounds, including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, superficial burns, superficial partial-thickness burns, donor sites, postoperative wounds and skin abrasions.

How long can you leave a Comfeel dressing on?

Product description The dressing can stay on for up to 7 days depending on the specific wound characteristics. Comfeel Plus Transparent can be used as a primary as well as a secondary dressing.

When do you use Comfeel?

Comfeel Transparent dressing is used on superficial burns, and superficial open wounds including category 2 pressure ulcers, donor sites, postoperative wounds and abrasions. Cautions. Do not use in the presence of wound infection, unless an appropriate systemic antibiotic is given concurrently.

What is Comfeel plus ulcer dressing?

Comfeel® Plus Ulcer Dressing is a hydrocolloid dressing combined with an alginate for low to moderate levels of exudate. • Color guide indicates best time to change dressing. • No-touch application system for ease of use. • Maintains a moist environment. • Flexible and smooth.

How do you use Comfeel dressing?

Method of use In order to ensure good adhesion to the surrounding skin, a minimum overlap of 1.5 cm from the margin of the wound should be allowed. It is recommended that ulcers and cavity wounds greater than 5 mm deep are half filled with Comfeel Paste prior to the application of the sheet dressing.

What is Granuflex dressing used for?

Granuflex® dressing is indicated for chronic wounds – pressure ulcers (Stage I-IV), leg ulcers. Acute wounds – traumatic wounds (minor abrasions, lacerations) partial thickness burns and donor sites.

Are hydrocolloid dressings good for blisters?

Compeed® hydrocolloid cushions are the best bandages for blisters because they offer 10X more pain relief than ordinary bandages (2). In addition, when treating blisters with Compeed® active gel cushions, blister sufferers reported immediate pain relief which was significantly better than when using ordinary bandages.

What type of dressing is Comfeel?

Comfeel Plus is soft, comfortable and discrete hydrocolloid dressing that is easy to apply and remove. The user-friendly design allows for intuitive handling and easy aseptic application – even when wearing gloves.

When do you use Aquacel?

AQUACEL® Foam dressing is designed for:

  1. Exuding wounds.
  2. Use as a primary dressing on shallow wounds.
  3. Use as a secondary dressing on highly exuding wounds.
  4. Use for a skin protection as part of a comprehensive protocol of care.

What kind of dressing is Comfeel?

Product description Comfeel ® Plus Ulcer hydrocolloid dressing with alginate is the gentle and proven solution for sealing and healing low to moderately exuding wounds.

Do moist wounds heal faster?

Moist wound healing is the practice of keeping a wound in an optimally moist environment in order to promote faster healing. Research has shown that moist wound healing is three to five times quicker than the healing of wounds that are allowed to dry out.

When should you not use a hydrocolloid dressing?

Hydrocolloid dressings are not suitable for all types of wounds. In particular, these dressings should not be used on wounds that are infected or require drainage. Hydrocolloid dressings are not ideal for wounds that require regular assessing as it can be difficult to see the wound without removing the dressing.