Askina® DresSil

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Foam dressings with silicone adhesive

Askina® DresSil is a self adherent foam dressing with soft silicone adhesive on one side and a vapour permeable waterproof film on the other. It combines the absorption capacity of the foam with the soft adhesion of the silicone contact layer.

Advantages

  • Gentle and secure adherence
  • Minimized trauma during dressing changes (1)
  • Significant absorption capacity
  • Easy to use
  • Good conformability on difficult-to-dress areas and skin contours
  • Repositionable, can be cut to shape
  • Improves patient comfort
  • Hypoallergenic

(1) Thomas S Atraumatic dressings. WorldWide Wounds, 2003

Indication

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Arterial leg ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • 1st and 2nd degree burns
  • Donor sites
  • Skin tears
  • Difficult to dress areas

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Structure of Askina® DresSil

1. Protective polyurethane film

Highly breathable; bacteria and waterproof barrier;

2. Hydrophilic foam layer

Soft and conformable; excellent absorption capacity;

3. Silicone adhesive layer

Safe adhesion to the surrounding skin with atraumatic removal; silicone layer is perforated to allow exudate to pass through to the foam layer.

Ordering information:

Askina® DresSil Size overall dressing / foam island Pieces/box Article number
  5 cm x 7 cm 3 / 10  5295703 / 5295710
  10 cm x 10 cm 3 / 10 5291003 / 5291010
  15 cm x 15 cm 3 / 10 5291503 / 5291510
  10 cm x 20 cm 3 / 10 5291203 / 5291210
  20 cm x 20 cm 5 5292005

Silicone adhesive

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