Adhesive Waterproof PU Film

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Model Number: NH-14166
Brand: Niche Healthcare


Waterproof PU film isolates wound dressings from liquids and external air, preventing bacterial infections and securely adhering the product to the skin.

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Adhesive waterproof PU (polyurethane) film dressings offer a variety of healthcare benefits in the NHS, particularly in the context of wound care and management. Here are the key benefits:

  1. Waterproof Protection: These dressings provide a barrier against water, allowing patients to shower and maintain hygiene without compromising the wound site, reducing the risk of infection.

  2. Breathability: PU film is breathable, permitting oxygen and moisture vapor to pass through while keeping out water and contaminants. This helps to maintain an optimal moist wound environment, which is conducive to faster healing.

  3. Transparency: The transparent nature of PU film dressings allows for easy monitoring of the wound without the need to remove the dressing, thereby reducing the frequency of dressing changes and minimizing disruption to the healing process.

  4. Barrier to Contaminants: The adhesive film acts as a barrier to bacteria and other contaminants, significantly lowering the risk of wound infection.

  5. Flexibility and Comfort: PU film dressings are flexible and conform to the body’s contours, providing a comfortable fit that moves with the patient, reducing irritation and enhancing patient comfort.

  6. Reduced Maceration: The film prevents excessive moisture buildup around the wound, reducing the risk of maceration of the surrounding skin, which can slow down the healing process and lead to further complications.

  7. Secure Adhesion: The adhesive properties ensure that the dressing stays in place securely, even in areas of the body that are prone to movement. This helps in maintaining the protective barrier over the wound.

  8. Cost-Effective: By reducing the need for frequent dressing changes and protecting against infections, these dressings can be a cost-effective option in wound management.

  9. Easy Application and Removal: These dressings are easy to apply and remove, causing minimal trauma to the wound and surrounding skin during dressing changes, which is particularly beneficial for patients with sensitive skin.

  10. Versatility: Suitable for a wide range of wounds, including surgical incisions, minor burns, abrasions, and lacerations, making them a versatile option in clinical settings.

  11. Hypoallergenic Options: Many PU film dressings are designed to be hypoallergenic, minimizing the risk of allergic reactions and making them suitable for patients with sensitive skin.

  12. Improved Healing Environment: By maintaining a moist wound environment and protecting against external factors, PU film dressings promote a conducive healing environment, potentially reducing healing times.



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