In clinical practice, patients often experience skin abrasions and friction caused by frequent changes of dressing and long-term use of adhesive tapes. Hydrocolloid Dressing is made of low allergenic water-based adhesive and polyurethane or polyurethane foam that is in contact with the wound. It helps create a warm and moist healing environment while protecting the local skin.
Ⅰ. Hydrocolloid Dressing protects the skin
In postoperative treatment and the recovery process of long-term or chronic wounds, skin damage caused by frequent changes of dressing is common, especially in areas such as the nose and cheekbones. It manifests as skin redness, pain, and even ulceration. Pressure sores not only increase the risk of secondary infections, but also directly affect the patient’s recovery and treatment progress. Using Hydrocolloid Dressing can effectively protect the skin, reduce friction between the skin and gauze, adhesive tapes, and bedding, and prevent the formation of pressure sores. The classification of skin damage is as follows:
1. Type 1: skin redness with clear boundaries and can recover within 4 hours.
2. Type 2: skin redness without damage to the integrity and cannot recover within 4 hours, but can recover within 24 hours.
3. Type 3: damage to the integrity of the skin or cannot recover within 24 hours.
Ⅱ. Hydrocolloid Dressing is composed of a water-based adhesive, a covering film, and a bonding agent
Hydrocolloid Dressing is a semi-transparent self-adhesive dressing that can directly prevent contact with water and bacteria from the external environment, creating a closed and safe healing environment. It contains CMC particles that can maintain a moist environment, providing the best protection for the skin in terms of temperature, humidity, pH value, etc. Hydrocolloid Dressing like hydrocolloid bandages for scrapes can serve as an artificial skin barrier, effectively reducing skin friction caused by tape and multiple wound dressings, maintaining local skin cleanliness and dryness, and protecting the integrity of the patient’s skin.
While helping wounds to recover, Hydrocolloid Dressing also has multiple protective mechanisms to effectively protect the skin. It forms a skin care barrier, reducing local friction and shear force. In skin care, Hydrocolloid Dressing also has a decompression effect, reducing skin damage caused by urine, sweat penetration, and bed movement. This can reduce the incidence of skin damage and play a proactive role in preventing pressure sores. In addition, the care of Hydrocolloid Dressings is simple and convenient, helping to treat skin damage quickly and easily, and receiving unanimous praise from medical staff and patients.