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How do you use Adaptic wound dressing?

Last Updated: 15th January, 2020

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Cut ADAPTICNon-Adhering Dressing to size if required, and place directly on the wound. Cover with a sterile secondary dressing of your choice depending on the amount of wound exudate. ADAPTICNon-Adhering Dressing may be left in place or several days depending upon amount of exudate.

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Similarly, what is Adaptic for wound care?

ADAPTIC™ Non-Adhering Dressing Protects the wound minimizes pain and maceration. ADAPTIC™ Non-Adhering Dressing is a primary dressing made of knitted cellulose acetate mesh, impregnated with a specially formulated petrolatum emulsion, making it easy to remove, thus minimising pain.

Additionally, is Adaptic an oil emulsion dressing? Oil-Emulsion Dressing (Adaptic) Oil Emulsion impregnated dressings are designed to provide non-adherent packing for wound. Knitted, high porosity cellulose acetate is evenly impregnated with U.S.P. Highly conformable dressing is ideal for lightly draining wounds including minor burns, lacerations and abrasions.

Likewise, is Adaptic the same as Vaseline gauze?

Adaptic Vaseline Petrolatum Impregnated Gauze by Kendall is a non-adherent dressing used in wound care. It is a fine mesh and absorbent gauze that is impregnated with white petrolatum. This gauze remains moist and is non-toxic, non-sensitizing, and non-irritating. This helps to minimize drying out and adherence.

How do I use Adaptic touch?

Ensure skin surrounding the wound is dry. Remove protective films from dressing. Place ADAPTIC TOUCH™ Dressing directly over the wound and smooth in place around the wound. Cover with an appropriate absorbent secondary dressing, e.g. TIELLE™ Hydropolymer Adhesive Dressing.

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