Derma-Gel® Hydrogel Sheet
Derma-Gel® Hydrogel Sheet is a soft, flexible, semi-occlusive hydrogel dressing that is bacteriostatic and absorbs five times its weight in fluid. Non-adherent to permit frequent wound inspection. Glycerine-based.
• Soft, flexible and cushioning cover for bony prominences or abraded skin
• Manages bacterial burden and protects wound from bacteria and fungi
• Does not adhere to surface of wound and will not liquefy in wound
• Helps create moist wound environment to promote healing
• Easy to apply and remove
• Highly absorbent
• Glycerine-based (65%)
Derma-Gel® Hydrogel Sheet is indicated for use on pressure ulcers, partial- and full-thickness wounds, leg ulcers, surgical wounds, lacerations and abrasions, and first- and second-degree burns.
Contraindicated for patients with known hypersensitivity to glycerin.
|Bacteria or fluid barrier|
|Compatible w/ topicals||●|
|Conforms readily to wound|
|Impermeable to outside contaminants|
|Intact when saturated||●|
|Moisture vapor permeable||●|
|Secondary dressing required||●|
|Usable on infected wounds||●|
|Variety of sizes|
|Educational Material Available||●|
|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available|
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Ensure wound area is clean and dry. Apply hydrogel-side down. Leave cloth backing in place. Secure with an appropriate secondary dressing.
Derma-Gel® may be left in place for up to five days. Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.
Medifix tape, film, elastic net or tubular bandages.
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