What is Kerlix gauze?
What is Kerlix gauze?
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 Large Roll Dressing is indicated for use 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 the wear time for the Kerlix AMD products?
Can be worn for up to 7 days minimizing the need for dressing changes. Compliant with most wound care protocols Easy to use.
What is roll gauze used for?
Roller gauze is used for dressing wounds, packing wounds, and, in combination with flexible medical tape, improvising bandaids.
How long can you leave Aquacel dressing on?
AQUACEL Surgical is designed to stay in place for up to 14 days or more, subject to clinical assessment.
When should you not use a wet to dry dressing?
Your temperature is 100.5°F (38°C), or higher, for more than 4 hours. Drainage is coming from or around the wound. Drainage is not decreasing after 3 to 5 days. Drainage is increasing.
How big is a pack of kerlix bandages?
Kerlix Gauze Bandage Rolls 2 1/4″ X 9’yds. Sterile – Model 6720 (pack of 12) . . Modern wound care offers more options than ever. Today’s bandages include several types such as self-adhesive wraps, gauze wraps, and elastic bandages.
What are the benefits of kerlix AMD wound dressings?
Kerlix® AMD™ Antimicrobial Super Sponge 1 • Prevents infections from growing and spreading in the dressing 2 • Minimizes infection exposure from strikethrough 3 • Reduces the risk of hospital-acquired infection 4 • Limits cross-contamination 5 • Effective against most organisms 6 • Maintains balance of native skin flora More
What kind of PHMB is in kerlix AMD rolls?
Kerlix™ AMD rolls are impregnated with PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range effectiveness against gram positive and gram negative microorganisms including some multi-drug resistant strains such as MRSA. Reach out to our team for ordering information.
When to use kerlix as a secondary dressing?
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. Can also be used as a secondary dressing to eliminate growth within the gauze and protect against bacterial proliferation through the gauze.