Askina® DresSil Heel

Foam dressing with silicone adhesive and additional adhesive border

Specifically designed for wounds on the heel, Askina® DresSil Heel is a new foam dressing with silicone adhesive. It is easy to position and is self-adherent, so there is no need for secondary fixation.

The foam layer provides excellent absorption capacity and retention properties. Soft and conformable it has a cushioning effect which gives more protection and helps to relieve pressure.

Advantages

Soft silicone adhesive layer:

  • Atraumatic dressing removal(1)
  • Repositionable, allowing wound inspection
  • Coated all over the foam to allow intimate contact
  • No need for additional fixation

Foam layer:

  • Excellent absorption capacity
  • Soft and conformable
  • Adaptable shape

Large Border:

  • Security for improved patient comfort
  • Shower proof

     

Indication

Askina® DresSil Heel is indicated for the management of moderately exuding chronic and acute wounds located on the heel: pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, skin tears, venous and arterial leg ulcers, first and second degree burns and donor sites.

Askina® DresSil Heel can also be used for prevention of pressure ulcers. It protects the heel and the malleolous.

 

(1)Thomas S Atraumatic dressings. WorldWideWounds, 2003.

 

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Structure of Askina® DresSil Heel

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
Heel 22 cm x 21.6 cm | 18.9 x 18.5 cm 5 5592205

Silicone adhesive

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