South Staffordshire Joint Formulary
Cannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Group
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19 Wound Care Formulary
19-09 Hydrocolloid Fibrous Dressings (Hydrofibre)

Comfeel Plus
Formulary
Size
9cm x 11cm Contour (10)

Mode of Action Dressing consists of moisture absorbing cellulose particles encapsulated in a synthetic, elastic and sticky mass.

Indications - low/moderate exudate. Waterproof. Necrotic/sloughy/granulating/epithelialising wounds. Can act as a secondary dressing over a hydrogel.

Method of Use - No secondary dressing required. Requires 1-2cm overlap around the wound. Smooth and mould the dressing into place.

Frequency of Use - Maximum wear time - 7 days. The built-in colour guide will change colour to milky-white as the dressing absorbs exudate. When the colour change reaches the edge of the dressing, the dressing requires changing.

Contra-Indications -
DO NOT use on exposed muscle, tendon or bone.
DO NOT use in cases known allergy or adverse reaction to one or most of the components.
DO NOT use on deep partial thickness and full thickness burns.

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Comfeel Plus Transparent
Formulary
Sizes
5cm x 7cm (10)

Comfeel Plus Transparent Dressing consists of moisture absorbing, cellulose particles encapsulated in a synthetic, elastic and sticky mass. When the CMC particles come into contact with the wound exudate it forms a viscous gel that absorbs exudate and does not adhere to the wound.

Indications - Treatment of low exuding chronic wounds and superficial acute wounds such as pressure ulcers, traumatic wounds, leg ulcers, post-operative wounds, superficial burns, skin abrasions and donor sites. The dressing can also be used as secondary dressing and to protect the skin in especially vulnerable areas, skin in the final stages of healing and skin in areas which are difficult to dress.

Method of Use - No secondary dressing required. Requires 1-2cm overlap around wound. Smooth and mould the dressing into place.

Frequency of Use - Maximum wear time - 7 days. The built-in colour guide will change colour to milky-white as the dressing absorbs exudate. When the colour change reaches the edge of the dressing, the dressing requires changing.

Contra-indications
DO NOT use on exposed muscle, tendon or bone
DO NOT use in cases of known allergy or adverse reaction to one or more of the components.
DO NOT use on deep partial thickness and full thickness burns.


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Comfeel Plus Ulcer Dressing
Formulary
Size
10cm x 10cm (10)

This consists of moisture absorbing cellulose particles encapsulated in a synthetic, elestic and sticky mass. When the CMC articles come into contact with the wound exudate it forms a viscous gel that absorbs exudate and does not adhere to the wound. Calcium alginate has been added to the dressing to increase absorption.

Indications - Comfeel Plus Dressing is uded for treatment of low to moderately exuding chronic wounds and superficial acute wounds such as Pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, superficial burns, donor sites, post-operative wounds and skin abrasions. It has a butterfly shape for difficult-to-dress areas such as elbows and knees. Comfeel Plus Pressure Relieving Dressing has a foam that disperses pressure from the wound bed. The dressing can also be used as secondary dressing and to protect the skin.

Method of Use - Allow a minimum of 2-3cm overlay from the wound edge.

Frequency of Use - The dressing can stay on for up to 7 days depending on the specific wound charactistics. The built-in colour guide will change colour to milky-white as the dressing absorbs exudates. When the coulour change reaches the edge of the dressing, the dressing requires changing.

Contra-Indications
DO NOT use on exposed muscle, tendon or bone
DO NOT use in cases known allergy or adverse reaction to one or more of the components.
DO NOT use on deep, partial thickness and full thickness burns.


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Aquacel (Rectangle) 4 x 20
Non Formulary

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Aquacel (Rectangle) 4 x 30
Non Formulary

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Aquacel (square) 10 x 10
Non Formulary

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Aquacel (square) 15 x 15
Non Formulary

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Aquacel (square) 5 x 5
Non Formulary

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