Please note: silk garments are non-formulary
Single use pre- moistened cloth for wound debridement. Can be used to remove hyperkeratosis.
All acute and chronic wounds including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers.
Debridement pad to cleanse and debride wounds.
Type of wound product is suitable for
Acute or chronic wounds with surface debris eg pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers
Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
Frequency of dressing change
At each dressing change or as required
Caution/contraindications (when not to use the dressing, patient groups to avoid etc.)
Known sensitivity to polyester
Heavy slough and necrotic tissue may require autolytic debridement to soften prior to
Thick hyperkeratosis may take more than one treatment
Must be wet with clean warm water prior to use
Do not get an emollient on the pad as this blocks the monofilaments
Rationale for inclusion in formulary
Lifts debris, superficial slough and exudate without damaging new granulation or
Lifts hyperkeratosis and dry flaking skin peri-wound
Recommended by NICE
Treatment well tolerated
Convenient, easy to use, disposable single use pad