Southwest Elasto-Gel Plus Sterile Wound Dressing with Tape

Southwest Elasto-Gel Plus Sterile Wound Dressing with Tape

  • FSA Approved

Southwest Elasto Gel Plus Sterile Wound Dressing with Tape is an occlusive hydrogel sheet dressing with Sta-Fix tape included in the dressing pouch. The tape is for added convenience when a water resistant tape is required to attach the dressing to the wound site.


  • Southwest Elasto Gel Plus Sterile Wound Dressing with Tape is bacteriostatic dressing which helps reduce the chance for infection
  • Superior absorbency is more than 3 times that of commonly used wound dressings
  • Glycerin content helps prevent the dressing from damaging newly granulated tissue
  • The Sta-Fix tape is a non-woven, polyester base tape with an open structure and coated with adhesive
  • Highly porous, breathable tape
  • The use of tape allows Elasto-Gel Plus dressing to be adhered to difficult and complex contours
  • Provides greater conformability, cushioning and padding
  • Also available:
    - Southwest Elasto-Gel Sterile Wound Dressing without Tape (Code DR8000, DR8200, DR8500, DR8600, DR8700, DR8800)

More Information

  • Indication:
    - Elasto-Gel Plus hydrogel dressing are indicated as an external use dressing for local management of pressure ulcers (stage I-IV), diabetic ulcers and wounds, surgical wounds, skin tears and I and II degree burns
    - It may be used in the management of scars, as a cast and splint pad and for minor pressure relief
  • Pharmacology:
    - Elasto-Gel Plus utilizes a high concentration of glycerine (65%) as a water soluble humectant in a mixture of water and polymer matrix
    - It is presented as a hydrogel because of its ability to absorb large quantities of aqueous fluids, thereby controlling moisture at the wound site
    - Its protective and cushioning properties are far superior to other hydrogels and hydrocolloids
    - Due to its high percentage of glycerine, it exhibits additional desirable properties such as bacteriostatic action which is absent in other hydrogel dressings
  • Directions For Use:
    - Select the appropriate size dressing
    - Prepare the wound site by cleaning as needed and remove the dressing from the package
    - The dressing should extend 2.5cm to 5cm or 25% beyond the wound opening
    - The dressing may be cut to the proper size with scissors
    - Leave the clear plastic film on gel while cutting the dressing
    - Remove the clear plastic film and apply the exposed gel directly on the wound
    - DO NOT remove the white fabric backing
    - Secure the dressing in place with: tape, elastic wrap, gauze wrap, stretch netting, etc
    - Check the wound as needed
    - The dressing may remain on the wound if it is not saturated with exudate
    - Change the dressing when it is saturated with exudate
    Caution: The dressing must be protected from water or moisture
    Consult a physician if signs of infection occur: fever, swelling, pain, etc

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