AQUACEL® Foam Dressing (Adhesive) 12.5cm x 12.5xm has an AQUACEL Extra® contact layer, silicone adhesive border and a soft foam for absorbency. This is combined with a waterproof/bacteria barrier top layer. It is the only foam in it’s class that combines the benefits of a hydrofibre and silicone foam all in one.
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Product category – Silicone foam dressing with hydrofibre contact layer
Mechanism of Action – AQUACEL® Foam Dressing (Adhesive) has an AQUACEL Extra® contact layer, silicone adhesive border and a soft foam for absorbency. This is combined with a waterproof/bacteria barrier top layer.
Recommended use– AQUACEL® Foam Dressing (Adhesive) is indicated for the treatment of leg and foot ulcers, pressure injuries and traumatic wounds such as skin tears and those healing by secondary intention. The absorbency of the foam can be used for moderate to heavily exuding wounds. AQUACEL® Foam Dressing can be used as a primary or secondary dressing.
Regime – AQUACEL® Foam (Adhesive) can be left on for up to 7 days, depending on the level of exudate. The dressing can be gently lifted to inspect the wound underneath and the silicone border can be resealed. The dressing should be changed once 75% saturated.
Precautions – If clinical signs of infection are present, AQUACEL® Foam can be continued if appropriate infection treatment such as AQUACEL Ag Extra is commenced. If there is any contraindication with silicone adhesive dressings, then it is recommended that one uses the AQUACEL® Foam (Non Adhesive) range.
Company –ConvaTec Australia
Available sizes –
12.5cm x 12.5cm