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- Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings are easy to use and need little instruction;
- Dressings protect the wound and help speed the healing process;
- Dressings not only prevent the entrance of foreign agents, but also can remove them from the wound;
- Different materials and sizes ensure that Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings fulfill the different needs of users everywhere;
- Dressings can help prevent future scarring.
Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings protect and facilitate the healing process of wounds. Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings protect injuries from friction and further damage, as well as prevent the entrance and presence of dirt, bacteria and other microorganisms that could exacerbate the injury. Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings also minimize the chance of scarring, as it helps prevent scabbing.
Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings can be used on animals.
If possible, put on disposable gloves. Clean and dry the wound and surrounding skin. Lay the pad of the dressing directly on the wound, making sure that it covers a few centimeters around the wound, and wrap the dressing around the wound multiple times in order. Secure the dressing.
It is imperative that combined cotton-filled dressings are not used if the packaging or seal is compromised. Evidence of this may suggest tampering or loss of sterility. If one should come across dressings inside comprised packaging, the correct course of action is to dispose of it quickly and safely.
- Do not re-use Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings that have been used before. The dressing should be discarded after use. Reuse of dressings can transfer bacteria between surfaces and actually encourage infection;
- Dressings should be changed every five days, or sooner if it becomes soaked through with blood or other fluids;
- Must prepare the dressings for use in a clean, sterile environment, absent of bodily fluids or other sources of contamination;
- If when applying the dressing, blood seeps through, do not remove it. Apply another dressing on top. If the blood seeps through the second dressing, remove both, and apply a new dressing tighter;
- If Combined Cotton-Filled Dressings have blood or any other bodily matter on it, it must be handled as biohazard waste;
- Combined cotton-filled dressings should be stored in a cool, dry location away from direct sunlight. Failure to do so may dry the dressing up, decreasing its healing properties;
- Promptly and safely dispose of any dressings that have touched a potentially contaminated surface.
The ranges combined cotton-filled dressings offered by AdvaCare are composed of a highly absorbent, thick cotton layer that is enveloped in non-woven gauze, forming a tubular like structure.