What is DuoDERM CGF dressing used for?

What is DuoDERM CGF dressing used for?

DuoDERM ® CGF ® dressing is indicated for use on dermal ulcers including full-thickness wounds, pressure ulcers (Stage II-IV), leg ulcers, superficial wounds, partial thickness burns and donor sites.

Is DuoDERM sterile?

DuoDERM® Sterile Hydroactive® dressing is the original DuoDERM® dressing designed for the management of partial and full-thickness pressure sores and leg ulcers. It incorporates a unique ConvaTec hydrocolloid formulation that distinguishes it from other hydrocolloid dressings.

What is DuoDERM CGF?

DuoDERM® CGF® Border dressing is indicated for use on dermal ulcers including full-thickness wounds, pressure ulcers (Stage II-IV), leg ulcers, superficial wounds, partial thickness burns and donor sites. Protects against harmful bacteria and viruses such as HBV(11) and HIV*(11).

How long can you leave DuoDERM on a wound?

The dressings keep nerve endings moist, which helps to provide relief from discomfort. DuoDERM® Dressings can be worn continuously for up to seven days unless they are uncomfortable, there is leakage or there are clinical signs of infection.

Is DuoDERM CGF waterproof?

The film provides a waterproof barrier over the dressing. The dressing can be removed without damaging newly formed tissue.

Why does DuoDERM go white?

As your deroofed blister weeps, the hydrocolloid material absorbs the fluid and turns into a gel. From the outside, it looks like a white bubble. The dressing remains waterproof the whole time. The white bubble is a sign that your blister is healing.

Is DuoDERM antibacterial?

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.

Can you shower with DuoDERM dressing?

The moist conditions produced under the dressing promote epithelialisation without causing maceration. As Duoderm Extra Thin is waterproof, the patient may bath or shower with the dressing in position.

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