How do I use Comfeel?
How do I use Comfeel?
Cut to fit areas where skin is at risk. Remember to cut before removing the protective papers. Consider aseptic technique during handling and apply with the adhesive side of the product facing the skin. Gently swipe your fingers on the product to make it adhere to the skin.
How does Comfeel dressing work?
Comfeel Plus hydrocolloid dressings provide a moist wound healing environment and help protect the wound in the final stages of wound healing. The top film is water- and bacteria proof to help protect the wound from external factors and smooth to help reduce friction.
When do you remove Comfeel dressing?
All caesarean wounds are covered with a ‘Comfeel’ dressing. This dressing is removed by the patient at home usually 3 weeks after surgery. It is best removed after a shower – lift one corner & slowly pull the dressing away from the skin. It may pull a bit on any hair but will not damage the healing wound.
Is Comfeel good for burns?
Comfeel Plus Transparent may be used for superficial burns, superficial partial-thickness burns, donor sites, post-operative wounds and skin abrasions. The dressing can stay on the wound for up to 7 days depending on the specific wound characteristics.
Is Comfeel a hydrocolloid dressing?
Comfeel Plus Transparent hydrocolloid dressings provide a moist wound healing environment and helps protect the wound in the final stages of wound healing. The top film is water- and bacteria proof to help protect the wound from external factors and smooth to help reduce friction.
What dressings are used for leg ulcers?
SIGN guidance on the management of chronic venous leg ulcers (published in 2010; accredited by NICE) advises that simple non‑adherent dressings and high compression multicomponent bandaging should be used for treating venous leg ulcers. Silver and honey dressings should not be used routinely.
How long should you keep a dressing on stitches?
The original dressing can be left in place for up to two days (or as advised by the nurse/doctor), as long as it is not oozing. The wound must be kept dry for two days. If the dressing becomes wet from blood or any other liquid, it must be changed.
Do you wet Aquacel before applying?
Do not moisten prior to application, as this defeats its function as an absorbent dressing. Cautions. Do not use Aquacel on dry wounds.
Which dressing type is most absorbent?
Foam Dressings Foam dressings are ultra-soft and highly absorbent thanks to the foam material they are comprised of. This type of wound dressing helps to cushion and protect the wound while maintaining a healthy level of moisture.
What is Coloplast used for?
Coloplast develops ostomy, continence, urology, wound and skin care products and services that make life easier for people with very personal and private medical conditions.
How do hydrocolloid dressings work?
Hydrocolloids work on the acne blemish by creating a protective seal over the skin, while absorbing excess fluid such as oil and pus, flattening spots faster and reducing inflammation/skin redness.
When to use comfeel plus ulcer Coloplast?
The use of Comfeel Plus Ulcer hydrocolloid dressing has been clinically documented for 30 years. Can be used as primary as well as secondary dressing. Comfeel Plus Ulcer can be used directly on low to moderately exuding wounds in the final stages of wound healing.
What do you need to know about comfeel plus?
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.
How long does comfeel plus ulcer dressing stay on?
The dressing can stay on for up to 7 days depending on the specific wound characteristics. The use of Comfeel Plus Ulcer hydrocolloid dressing has been clinically documented for 30 years.
When to use comfeel plus transparent wound dressings?
Comfeel Plus Transparent can be used for management of no-to-low exuding chronic wounds and superficial acute wounds in the final stages of wound healing. Comfeel Plus Transparent may be used for superficial burns, superficial partial-thickness burns, donor sites, post-operative wounds and skin abrasions.