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.
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
- Excellent absorption capacity
- Soft and conformable
- Adaptable shape
- Security for improved patient comfort
- Shower proof
(1)Thomas S Atraumatic dressings. WorldWideWounds, 2003.
Askina®DresSil Heel is indicated for the management of moderately exuding chronic and acute wounds located on the heel:
- Pressure ulcer
- Diabetic foot ulcer
- Skin tears
- Venous and arterial leg ulcer
- First and second degree burns
- Donor sites.
Askina® DresSil Heel can also be used for prevention of pressure ulcers. It protects the heel and the malleolous.
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.
|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|
Traditional acrylic adhesive