DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing can be used for hard-to-dress areas. Features a wide outer border that does not require additional taping.
• Promotes granulation and facilitates autolytic debridement
• Can be easily and gently molded into place
• Can be worn for up to seven days
DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing is indicated for use on dermal ulcers, including full-thickness wounds, pressure injuries (stages 1-4), leg ulcers, superficial wounds (e.g., minor abrasions), second-degree burns and donor sites
Contraindicated for use on individuals with a known sensitivity to the dressing or its components.
DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressings is not recommended for use on third-degree burns. When used on dermal ulcers:
Odor: Wounds, particularly those that are large or necrotic, are often accompanied by a disagreeable odor; however, this is not necessarily indicative of infection. The odor should disappear when the wound is cleansed.
Infection: If signs of clinical infection should develop, such as uncharacteristic odor or change in the color of the exudate, fever or cellulitis (tenderness and erythema in the area of the wound), a bacterial culture of the wound site should be taken. If clinical signs of infection are present, appropriate medical treatment should be initiated. DuoDERM® dressings may be continued during the treatment at the discretion of the clinician.
Granulation: Excessive granulation tissue may develop in some wounds when using occlusive dressings.
DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressings is sterile and should be handled appropriately. Choose a size that allows the DuoDERM® CGF® Border Dressing to extend beyond the wound margin by at least 1(1/4)", covering all unhealthy tissue. Cleanse the wound according to hospital practice. Irrigate with saline and dry the surrounding skin to ensure it is free of any greasy substance. Use of the dressings helps facilitate the liquefaction and removal of dead tissue; however, eschar that is particularly thick or fused to the wound margins should be removed prior to application of the dressing.
Press down on the skin and carefully lift an edge of the dressing. Continue around until all edges are free. Repeat cleansing procedure. It is unnecessary to remove all residual dressing material from the surrounding skin. Leave the dressing in place (not more than seven days) unless it is uncomfortable, leaking or there are clinical signs of infection.
DuoDERM® Gel or DuoDERM® Hydroactive® Granules may be used with this dressing. See the instructions for use with each product.
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