Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs APC Formulary
Maintained by Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
26 A5 - Wound management products and elasticated garments

 Please note: silk garments are non-formulary

A5-05-01 Pads

Xupad range
Latex free absorbent dressing pad
Type of wound product is suitable for
Low exuding closed surgical wounds only
Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
1 7 days depending on exudate
Frequency of dressing change
1 7 days depending on exudate
Caution/contraindications (when not to use the dressing, patient groups to avoid etc.)
Not for moderate or highly exuding wounds. Always consider an interactive dressing. Not suitable for any wound type except for closed surgical wounds
Rationale for inclusion in formulary
Cost effective
Various sizes available

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