Hydrofiber Dressings


Features of Hydrofiber Wound Dressings

Hydrofiber dressings have the following features and properties:
  • Transform into a gel-like substance on contact with wound fluid
  • Reduce dead space where bacteria can grow
  • Create an optimal wound healing environment
  • Reduce maceration and protect peri-wound skin
  • Lock exudate and trap bacteria
  • Provide sustained antimicrobial activity
  • Help minimize cross-infection during removal
  • Maintain moisture balance
  • May be used with compression bandage

Hydrofiber Dressing Advantages

Use of hydrofiber dressings have the following advantages:
  • Conform to wound shape
  • Highly absorptive
  • Balance inflammatory response
  • Comfortable
  • Can be worn for several days
  • Easy to apply and remove

When to use Hydrofiber Dressings?

Hydrofiber dressings are indicated for the treatment of the following conditions:
  • Moderate to heavy drainage wounds
  • Pressure ulcers (Stages III and IV)
  • Dry wounds when dampened with saline
  • Partial thickness burns
  • Surgical wounds
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Cavity wounds
  • Donor sites