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What is a Kerlix dressing?

What is a Kerlix dressing?

Product description. Kerlix™ bandage rolls provide fast-wicking action, superior aeration, and excellent absorbency. They are made of prewashed, fluff-dried 100% woven gauze with unique crinkle-weave pattern for loft and bulk to cushion and protect wound areas. Finished edges on the product reduce loose ends and lint.

What is Kerlix for?

Kerlix® AMD™ Antimicrobial Super Sponge is intended for OTC use. It is used as a primary dressing for exuding wounds, burns, as a cover for surgical wounds and to secure and prevent movement of primary dressings.

What is fluff gauze?

Fluff Bandage Roll is a cotton gauze roll to cushion the wound and secure dressings in place. • Made of washed, fluff-dried 100% cotton gauze. • Open, crinkle weave provides quick wicking, maximum absorbency and greater aeration. • Finished edges reduce linting and loose threads.

What is Vaseline gauze?

Vaseline® Petrolatum Gauze is a sterile, occlusive dressing consisting of fine-mesh, absorbent gauze impregnated with approximately three times its weight of white petrolatum. • Petrolatum impregnate remains moist to minimize drying out and adherence.

How do you treat a yellow slough wound?

There are several wound cleansing products which can be used for the safe removal of slough, and several different methods of debridement – including autolytic, conservative sharp, surgical, ultrasonic, hydrosurgical and mechanical – as well as several therapies which can be used, including osmotic, biological.

What is a sterile gauze?

Sterile gauze is usually kept in a sealed package, to ensure that it’s perfectly clean. It can be used to clean cuts, scrapes, and burns, and also acts as a large bandage. There is also a non-medical fabric called gauze that’s used in light, warm-weather clothing.

Is Vaseline gauze the same as Xeroform?

Vaseline Gauze – Fine mesh gauze which is non-adherent to wound sites and helps maintain a moist wound environment. Commonly used in children under one year of age instead of xeroform.

Should you remove slough from a wound?

The number of white blood cells rises and cell death increases, resulting in the accumulation of slough, which provides an environment for bacterial proliferation, increasing inflammation, and wound chronicity. A failure to remove the slough continues to prolong the inflammatory phase and impair healing.