Bed Sore / Skin / Wound Duoderm Tegasorb Hydrocolloid Duoderm Dressing
Duoderm DressingConvatec's DuoDerm Control Gel Formula Dressing maintains a moist wound environment for optimal healing. The skin contact layer contains a unique hydrocolloid formulation. This popular dressing is used for the treatment of lightly to moderately draining pressure sores and wounds. It is indicated for use on partial and full-thickness wounds. DuoDerm dressing absorbs wound fluid and aids in the removal of unnecessary material from the wound without damaging new tissue. Skin-Prep is recommended to increase adhesion and reduce removal trauma.
DuoDerm CGF dressings are versatile can be easily molded into place to enhance patient comfort and minimize leakage. DuoDerm CGF dressings consist of a highly flexible, polyurethane outer foam layer and an adhesive skin contact layer that contains a unique hydrocolloid composition. DuoDerm CGF dressings may be used on the following wounds.
For Over the Counter Use, DuoDerm may be used for:
- minor abrasions
- minor cuts
- minor scalds and burns
- skin tears
Under the supervision of a healthcare professional, DuoDerm may be used for:
- leg ulcers
-diabetic ulcers and pressure ulcers (partial and full thickness)
- surgical wounds (post-operative, donor sites, dermatological excisions)
- burns (first and second degree) - traumatic wounds