|Silicone dressings to cover wounds. Leukoplast is a company specialized in making all kinds of dressings for the various dimensions and depths of wounds. This product is composed entirely of silicone, and has a dimension of 5 cm x 7.5 cm. Each box contains 5 units of dressings of the same dimensions and for the same function and purpose. This article is indicated by specialists to cover exudative wounds, as its composition allows to keep the wound aerated while protecting it from external agents. They are dressings that can be removed easily, without causing trauma to the skin where they are placed or in the wound they cover. In addition, they allow the placement of a second dressing to absorb the liquid that oozes from the wound.
Instructions for use: Apply to the wound until completely covered and remove at the end of the day.Pharmaceutical Advice: Plasters, adhesive bandages or dressings are patches that have a sterile gauze pad in the centre, surrounded by an area that sticks to the skin. They are used to protect open wounds, prevent infection and facilitate the healing process.
There are different types of plasters depending on the type of injury. To choose the right dressing, you need to consider the conditions the wound will be subjected to. -They come in multiple sizes, materials, colours, flexibility, and can even be water-resistant. They may also have an additional ingredient with antiseptic properties to ensure a better healing process.
-It is essential to clean the wound with water and soap, disinfect it and carefully dry the area with a sterile gauze before applying a dressing to any type of wound. Afterwards, simply remove the protective elements and make sure that the gauze pad, not the adhesive part, completely covers the wound.Remember that the dressing is intended to protect the skin until it forms a protective scab. Unless the wound is in a rubbing area, it is preferable to remove the plaster once the scab has formed so that it can heal completely.
Please note that plasters are only indicated for blistering or minor bleeding. If the wound is very large or deep, you should consult your doctor, who will be able to assess how you should to proceed.