Designed to reduce the risk of further skin breakdown due to friction.
DuoDERM® Extra Thin Dressing can be used as a primary hydrocolloid dressing for dry to lightly exuding wounds.
It can be used as a secondary dressing to secure an AQUACEL® Dressing or an AQUACEL® Ag Dressing.
The European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) and The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) guidelines recommend the usage of hydrocolloids for the management of pressure ulcers
DuoDERM® Extra Thin Dressing can be used to manage stage I and stage II pressure ulcers.
-A thin polyurethane film provides a bacterial and viral barrier when the dressing remains intact and without leakage.
-The film provides a waterproof barrier over the dressing.
-The dressing can be removed without damaging newly formed tissue.
-It is designed to reduce the risk of further skin breakdown due to friction by preventing contact with clothes/bed linen.
-It can be used on the body as a primary or secondary dressing.
-It can be used on skin tears and superficial wounds, dry to lightly exuding wounds, newly-formed tissue or skin at risk of further breakdown.