Microporous PE Adhesive Paper Tape

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Model Number: NH-14174
Brand: Niche Healthcare



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Microporous polyethylene (PE) adhesive paper tape offers several healthcare benefits within the NHS, particularly in wound care and medical applications. Here are the key benefits:

  1. Breathability: Microporous PE adhesive tape is designed to allow air and moisture vapor to pass through, which helps to maintain a healthy skin environment. This breathability reduces the risk of skin maceration and promotes faster healing.

  2. Hypoallergenic: This type of tape is generally hypoallergenic and suitable for patients with sensitive skin. It minimizes the risk of allergic reactions and skin irritation, making it safe for prolonged use.

  3. Secure Adhesion: The tape provides reliable and secure adhesion, ensuring that dressings and medical devices stay in place. Its secure adherence is particularly important for maintaining the integrity of wound dressings and preventing accidental dislodgement.

  4. Easy to Tear and Apply: Microporous PE adhesive paper tape is easy to tear by hand, which simplifies the application process. This ease of use is beneficial for healthcare providers who need to apply tape quickly and efficiently.

  5. Gentle Removal: The tape can be removed gently without causing significant pain or damage to the skin. This is particularly important for patients with fragile or sensitive skin, such as the elderly or those with chronic wounds.

  6. Versatility: This tape is versatile and can be used in various medical applications, including securing dressings, IV lines, catheters, and other medical devices. It is also useful for taping gauze and bandages in place.

  7. Cost-Effective: Microporous PE adhesive paper tape is generally cost-effective, making it an economical choice for routine medical use within the NHS. Its affordability ensures that it can be used widely without significant budgetary constraints.

  8. Customizable Sizes: The tape comes in various widths and lengths, allowing healthcare providers to choose the most appropriate size for different applications. This customizability ensures optimal fit and function for each specific use.

  9. Minimizes Trauma: By providing a secure yet gentle hold, the tape minimizes trauma to the skin and underlying tissues. This is crucial for maintaining patient comfort and preventing additional injury during dressing changes or medical procedures.

  10. Reduces the Risk of Infection: Properly securing wound dressings and medical devices with microporous tape helps to protect against contamination and infection. By keeping dressings in place, it maintains a sterile environment and promotes better wound care.

  11. Non-Occlusive: Unlike some other adhesive tapes, microporous PE tape does not occlude the skin completely. This non-occlusive nature allows for adequate air exchange, which is beneficial for skin health and wound healing.

  12. Improves Patient Compliance: The comfort and ease of use associated with microporous PE adhesive paper tape can improve patient compliance with wound care protocols and medical device management. Comfortable and secure taping encourages patients to keep dressings and devices in place as instructed.




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