What is Tegaderm Film Dressing and How Does it Work
To avoid a wound to be infected it is important to dress a wound or a place that has been injured. There are a several ways by which a wound can be dressed and one of them being Tegaderm. When applying a dress it needs to be comfortable to the patient and the wound needs to be protected from all external infections. Other forms are proving to be inferior to the Tegaderm way of dressing. All types of Tegaderm are there, small, big and of different shapes. When dressing a wound nowadays, it is not just about the wound but also a sterile barrier.
Some of the most effective places that this kind of dressing is used is when applying the IV injections and you want to keep a close eye a wound. The wound can be able to have free air circulating well. Germs and bacteria can be kept out of the wound and still monitor the wound when using the Tegaderm. It is also waterproof. The Tegaderm has a transparent patch that allows the doctor to be able to see what is happening in the wound without opening it up. These properties, together with conformability, make transparent film dressings an excellent complement to I.V. catheter care and wound management protocols. The wound cannot dry up when you used this kind of dressing as it allows free circulation of air. Secondary type of dressings are the ones where … Read More