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Types of Bandages

Alginate
Alginate

Before removing the alginate during a dressing change, use saline to dampen it in order to lower the risk of damaging the surrounding skin. Tips for Using Alginate Dressings Keep in mind that alginate dressings are designed for use on draining wounds or wounds with excessive amounts of fluid.

Cloth
Cloth

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Collagen
Collagen

The collagen helps to promote the growth of new collagen at the wound site, prompting an often speedier recovery period. Collagen dressings can also help with fibroblast production, and according to Medscape, some dressings may also help maintain the appropriate temperature of the wound site’s microenvironment.

Collagen:
Collagen:

The collagen helps to promote the growth of new collagen at the wound site, prompting an often speedier recovery period. Collagen dressings can also help with fibroblast production, and according to Medscape, some dressings may also help maintain the appropriate temperature of the wound site’s microenvironment.

Foam
Foam

Foam Dressings for wound care, including polyurethane foam dressing, Hydrofiber foam dressing, Cutnova foam dressing, Lyofoam foam dressing, Covaderm tape foam dressing, hydrocellular dressing, sacral dressing and Biatain dressing. Discount foam dressings for medical care you can order online today!

Hydrocolloid
Hydrocolloid

A hydrocolloid dressing is an opaque or transparent dressing for wounds. A hydrocolloid dressing is biodegradeable, non-breathable, and adheres to the skin, so no separate taping is needed.

Hydrogel
Hydrogel

If you are using an amorphous type hydrogel dressing, remember to rinse off any leftover gel with a wound cleanser or normal saline solution if necessary. As for removing the impregnated gauze or sheet hydrogel, gently lift an edge up and peel back slowly after soaking the covering in saline solution to help soften the bandage.

Transparent
Transparent

Transparent film dressings aren’t recommended for patients with fragile or thin skin, especially elderly patients, or in patients receiving steroids because removal may cause epidermal stripping or skin tears. View: Applying a transparent film dressing How to apply. Follow these steps to apply a transparent film dressing.

Transparent
Transparent

Imagine watching your injury heal, right before your eyes. Nexcare™ Tegaderm™ Waterproof Transparent Dressing­ lets you bring hospital-grade products home to your family. Low profile, this film dressing adheres to your skin to completely shield your injury from water, dirt and germs, while allowing your wound to breathe.

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