Biodegradable Adhesive Band Aid

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Model Number: NH-33466
Brand: Niche Healthcare

 

Feature & Benefits:

  • Sterile
  • Hypo Allergenic
  • Waterproof
  • Ventilated & breathable Plaster
  • Plasters are individually wrapped
  • Excellent adhesive properties
  • Long lasting adhesion yet easy to peal
  • Soft and conformable Absorbent non stick pad Material for better comfort.

Caution & Step

  • Gently clean the wound with water after wash hand before using medical band aid.
  • Apply medical band aid to wound, ensuring adhesive part of dressing does not come into contact with the wound.
  • The medical band aid can be left in place for several days and is sticking well.
  • Change the first aid plaster if it is damaged.
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Description

The use of biodegradable adhesive bandages in the National Health Service (NHS) can offer several healthcare benefits:

  1. Environmental Sustainability: Biodegradable adhesive bandages are designed to break down naturally over time, reducing the accumulation of non-biodegradable waste in landfills. By choosing biodegradable options, the NHS can demonstrate its commitment to environmental sustainability and reduce its ecological footprint.

  2. Reduced Environmental Impact: Traditional adhesive bandages contribute to plastic pollution when disposed of in landfills or incinerated. Biodegradable bandages, on the other hand, decompose into natural materials without releasing harmful chemicals or microplastics into the environment, minimizing their environmental impact.

  3. Safe and Non-Toxic: Biodegradable adhesive bandages are typically made from natural materials such as bamboo fibers, cotton, or plant-based polymers. These materials are biocompatible, non-toxic, and less likely to cause allergic reactions or skin irritation, making them suitable for use on a wide range of patients, including those with sensitive skin or allergies.

  4. Promotion of Wound Healing: Biodegradable adhesive bandages provide effective wound protection and promote a moist wound healing environment, which is conducive to faster healing and reduced risk of infection. The breathable and hypoallergenic nature of biodegradable materials helps prevent maceration and irritation, supporting optimal wound care outcomes.

  5. Patient Comfort: Biodegradable adhesive bandages are often softer and more flexible than traditional plastic bandages, offering greater comfort and conformability to the contours of the skin. This can reduce discomfort and irritation, particularly in areas prone to friction or movement, enhancing patient comfort during wound healing.

  6. Healthcare Professional Preference: Healthcare professionals may prefer biodegradable adhesive bandages for their eco-friendly properties and patient-friendly characteristics. Using biodegradable options aligns with ethical and sustainable healthcare practices and reflects a commitment to responsible resource management within the NHS.

  7. Community Engagement: Choosing biodegradable adhesive bandages can serve as a platform for raising awareness about environmental issues and encouraging sustainable behaviors among staff, patients, and the broader community. By promoting eco-friendly alternatives, the NHS can inspire positive changes in behavior and foster a culture of environmental stewardship.

  8. Regulatory Compliance: Biodegradable adhesive bandages comply with relevant environmental regulations and standards, ensuring that the NHS meets its legal obligations while also fulfilling its commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

 

How to clean a wound from home.

How to clean a wound from home.

 

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