Bed Sore / Skin / Wound Duoderm Tegasorb Hydrocolloid Duoderm Dressing
Duoderm DressingConvatec's Duoderm CGF Control Formula Dressing maintains a moist wound environment for optimal healing. This popular product used for the treatment of lightly to moderate draining pressure sores, interacts with wound exudate (drainage) and enables removal with little or no drainage. This product does not contain latex. Skin-Prep is recommended to increase adhesion and reduce removal trauma. DuoDERM® CGF dressings are conformable and can be easily molded into place to enhance patient comfort and minimize leakage. Per Manufacturer: 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 are indicated for use on lightly to moderately exuding acute and chronic wounds including: Pressure ulcers (Stages I to IV)
Traumatic wounds (superficial wounds, minor abrasions, and lacerations)
Surgical wounds (postoperative, donor sites)
This is the basic Duoderm dressing with no special features. A long-time favorite of home health nurses for treating pressure sores especially effective on sacral coccyx area above buttocks, elbows and heels. TIP: Apply Skin-Prep first to area where duoderm is to be applied, allow it to dry, and apply duoderm dressing or patch. Duoderm will definitely stay in place longer and skin will be protected when removed.DuoDERM CGF (control gel formula) Border dressings interact with wound exudate to produce a soft gel mass that enables removal of the dressing with minimal damage to newly formed granulating tissues. DuoDERM CGF dressing’s unique hydrocolloid composition provides an optimal moist wound environment that is supportive of the wound-healing process, and protects the wound by creating a bacterial and viral barrier while the dressing remains intact. DuoDERM CGF dressing can remain in place for a up to 7 days.