Occlusive Dressings

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Benefits of Occlusive Dressings

  • Manage the pressure and bleeding of a wound 

  • Allow topical ointments to penetrate wound without getting evaporated 

  • Used for allergy tests as well 

  • Most commonly used to block sucking chest wounds or open pneumothroax 

  • Can be used to maintain moisture

  • Skin conditions and minor wounds can also be treated using occlusive dressings