Silicone Foam Dressing

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Model Number: NH-14170
Brand: Niche Healthcare


Feature & Benefits

  • Individually packaged.
  • Made of isolation film
  • Hyper absorbent foam
  • Silicone layer with holes and waterproof PU film
  • Designed for a wide range of moderate to highly exuding wounds such as foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and traumatic wounds.
  • Silicone Foam Dressings are protected with semi-permeable film backings that are waterproof and sterile.
  • Highly absorbent and conformable foam dressings that provide an optimal moist wound healing environment and effective exudate management.
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Silicone foam dressings provide several healthcare benefits within the NHS, particularly in wound management and care. These dressings are designed to manage exudate, protect the wound, and promote healing. Here are the key benefits:

  1. Effective Exudate Management: Silicone foam dressings are highly absorbent and can manage varying levels of wound exudate, helping to keep the wound bed moist while preventing maceration of the surrounding skin. This balance is crucial for optimal wound healing.

  2. Pain Reduction: The silicone layer of these dressings adheres gently to the skin without sticking to the wound bed, minimizing pain during dressing changes. This is particularly beneficial for patients with chronic wounds or sensitive skin.

  3. Protection Against Infection: By creating a barrier over the wound, silicone foam dressings protect against external contaminants and bacteria, reducing the risk of infection. Some dressings are also impregnated with antimicrobial agents for additional protection.

  4. Promotes Faster Healing: Maintaining a moist wound environment, which silicone foam dressings do effectively, promotes faster healing. This environment supports cell migration and the formation of new tissue.

  5. Minimizes Skin Trauma: The atraumatic removal of silicone foam dressings reduces the risk of skin damage and trauma to the wound bed and surrounding skin. This is particularly important for patients with fragile skin or those who require frequent dressing changes.

  6. Comfort and Conformability: These dressings are flexible and conform to the body’s contours, providing comfort and staying in place on various wound locations, including difficult-to-dress areas. This ensures consistent protection and support.

  7. Reduced Dressing Change Frequency: Due to their high absorbency and ability to maintain a moist wound environment, silicone foam dressings often require less frequent changes compared to other types of dressings. This can reduce nursing time and resources, making wound care more efficient.

  8. Enhanced Patient Mobility: The conformable and secure nature of silicone foam dressings allows patients to move more freely without worrying about the dressing dislodging or causing discomfort. This can improve their quality of life and mobility during the healing process.

  9. Versatility in Wound Types: Silicone foam dressings are suitable for a wide range of wound types, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, surgical wounds, and traumatic wounds. This versatility makes them a valuable tool in various clinical settings.

  10. Cost-Effectiveness: While the initial cost of silicone foam dressings may be higher than some alternatives, their ability to reduce the frequency of dressing changes and promote faster healing can lead to overall cost savings in wound management.



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