Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs APC Formulary
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26 A5 - Wound management products and elasticated garments

 Please note: silk garments are non-formulary

A5-01-02 For heavily exuding wounds

Eclypse
Formulary

Approved June 2018 to replace Flivasorb®


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KerraMaxCare
Formulary
Superabsorbent dressing
Type of wound product is suitable for
Highly exuding wounds as a primary or secondary dressing. Can be used under compression therapy
Stackable as no backing present to hold exudate

Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
1-7 days.
Frequency of dressing change
Dependent on level of exudate, usually daily or more frequently
Caution/contraindications (when not to use the dressing, patient groups to avoid etc.)
Do not cut or tear
Rationale for inclusion in formulary
Required for heavily exuding wounds. Hospital Use Only

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Flivasorb
Non Formulary

Superabsorbent dressing
Alternative to KerraMaxCare if patient discharged form hospital with.
Type of wound product is suitable for
For heavily exuding wounds
Can be used under compression bandages
Secondary Dressing Only
Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
Up to 7 days
Frequency of dressing change
When exudate levels determine
Caution/contraindications (when not to use the dressing, patient groups to avoid etc.)
Known sensitivity to any components of the dressing
Lightly exuding wounds
Must not be cut or torn
Rationale for inclusion in formulary
Management of heavily exuding wounds. Cost effective.
Must be applied white side to the wound bed.


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