Hydrofilm Plus Dressings
Hydrofilm Plus is a self adhesive post operative dressing with an absorbent wound pad for protection of exuding wounds. They are waterproof and suitable for sensitive skin.
Hydrofilm Plus dressings are sterile, transparent, waterproof, and breathable dressings that provide a moist wound environment and protection against bacterial contamination. These dressings are composed of a polyurethane film coated with a hypoallergenic adhesive and a non-adherent wound pad.
Hydrofilm dressings are manufactured by Hartmann, a well-known and trusted brand in wound care.
Hydrofilm Plus dressings are a type of transparent film dressing.
Hydrofilm Plus dressings are used for the management of low to moderately exuding wounds, such as superficial burns, surgical wounds, and pressure ulcers. They can also be used as a secondary dressing to secure primary dressings or wound fillers.
Hydrofilm Plus dressings are made of a polyurethane film coated with a hypoallergenic adhesive and a non-adherent wound pad.
- Transparent, allowing for easy wound monitoring without removal of the dressing.
- Waterproof, protecting the wound from external moisture.
- Breathable, allowing for oxygen and water vapor exchange.
- Non-adherent wound pad, preventing the dressing from sticking to the wound bed.
- Hypoallergenic adhesive, suitable for use on sensitive skin.
- Sterile, reducing the risk of infection.
Hydrofilm Plus dressings are indicated for the management of low to moderately exuding wounds, such as superficial burns, surgical wounds, and pressure ulcers.
Directions for use:
- Cleanse the wound and surrounding skin with a suitable wound cleanser.
- Dry the skin around the wound.
- Remove the protective backing from the dressing.
- Apply the dressing to the wound, ensuring that the wound pad is in direct contact with the wound bed.
- Smooth the edges of the dressing to ensure good adhesion.
- Replace the dressing as needed, or at least every 3-5 days.
Hydrofilm Plus dressings should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and heat sources.
- Do not use Hydrofilm Plus dressings on heavily exuding wounds.
- Do not use Hydrofilm Plus dressings on infected wounds.
- Do not use Hydrofilm Plus dressings on individuals with known hypersensitivity to any of the components of the dressing.
- Hydrofilm Plusdressings are not suitable for use as a replacement for sutures or other primary wound closure methods.
- Hydrofilm Plus dressings should be used with caution on fragile skin, such as elderly or neonatal skin.
The expiry date for Hydrofilm Plus dressings is printed on the packaging and should be checked before use.