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

A5-08-02 Light-weight conforming bandages

Knit -band®
Cellulose contour bandage used for retention of non adhesive dressing products

Type of wound product is suitable for
Retention bandage

Duration dressing remains on wound before changing
Change in line with dressing change

Caution/contraindications (when not to use the dressing, patient groups to avoid etc.)
Take care to apply joint below to joint above. Always use a primary dressing

Rationale for inclusion in formulary
Most cost effective choice.

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