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26 A5 - Wound management products and elasticated garments

 Please note: silk garments are non-formulary

A5-05-03 Physical debridement pads

UCS® Debridement
Formulary

Single use pre- moistened cloth for wound debridement.  Can be used to remove hyperkeratosis.


Type of wound product is suitable for

All acute and chronic wounds including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers.

Hyperkeratosis


Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
Not applicable


Frequency of dressing change
At each dressing change or as required


Caution/contraindications (when not to use the dressing, patient groups to avoid etc.)
Heavy slough and necrotic tissue may require autolytic debridement to soften prior to use
Thick hyperkeratosis may take more than one treatment


Rationale for inclusion in formulary
Lifts wound debris, superficial slough and exudate, without inhibiting granulation tissue formation
Compatible with subsequent use of any type of dressing.
Lifts hyperkeratosis and dry flaking skin to peri-wound
Convenient, pre- moistened,  easy to use, disposable single use cloth


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Debrisoft®
Formulary

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
Hyperkeratosis
Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
Not applicable
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
use
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
epithelial cells
Removes biofilms
Lifts hyperkeratosis and dry flaking skin peri-wound
Recommended by NICE
Treatment well tolerated
Convenient, easy to use, disposable single use pad

Red View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF