PWT pump, vacuum range from 75mmHG~150mmHg.
NPWT dressing kit includes a NPWT dressing connected with a suction cup and a drainage tube, and waterproof surgical strips.
NPWT dressing size: 10x20cm, 10x30cm, 15x15cm, 15x20cm, 15x30cm, 20x20cm
Negative pressure wound therapy system
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is a therapeutic technique used in wound care to promote healing and manage complex wounds. An NPWT system typically includes several components designed to create a controlled environment around the wound, applying negative pressure to facilitate healing. The primary components of an NPWT system are:
Negative Pressure Unit or Pump: The pump is the core component of the NPWT system. It generates negative pressure or suction and is responsible for creating a controlled environment at the wound site. The pump may be portable and battery-operated, allowing patients greater mobility during treatment.
Connecting Tubing: Tubing connects the negative pressure unit to the wound dressing. It facilitates the transfer of fluids from the wound to a collection canister and helps maintain a sealed environment.
Wound Dressing: The wound dressing is applied directly to the wound and is designed to create an airtight seal. Various types of dressings, such as foam or gauze, may be used based on the characteristics of the wound.
Adhesive Film or Drape: An adhesive film or drape is applied over the wound dressing to create a sealed environment and prevent air leaks. This film adheres to the patient’s surrounding skin.
Collection Canister (Optional): Some NPWT systems include a canister to collect exudate and fluids removed from the wound. Canisters often have filters to prevent contaminants from entering the pump.
Power Source: The NPWT pump requires a power source, which may be battery-operated or connected to an electrical outlet. Battery-operated pumps offer greater flexibility for patients.
Controls and Settings: The NPWT unit typically includes controls and settings that allow healthcare providers to adjust the negative pressure levels and other parameters based on the specific needs of the wound and patient.
NPWT systems are commonly used for a variety of wounds, including traumatic injuries, surgical incisions, diabetic foot ulcers, and pressure ulcers. The negative pressure helps promote wound healing by removing excess fluids, reducing oedema, and stimulating the formation of granulation tissue.
The use of NPWT requires proper training for healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate application and monitoring. It is crucial to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines and healthcare protocols for using NPWT systems effectively and safely. Patients and caregivers also receive education on dressing changes, system monitoring, and recognizing potential complications.
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