Dermapad

  • Code: 13633

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DERMAPAD is a polymer gel pad that helps redistribute pressure to protect critical areas. It is typically used on bony areas (heel, sacrum) or under devices (tubing, face masks) to help prevent skin damage from pressure.  

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How DERMAPAD works

High pressure points can disrupt the flow of blood and the supply of oxygen which can cause damage to the skin.

DERMAPAD works by helping redistribute pressure over a larger area to reduce the peak pressure at any point. Instead, the force is spread over a larger area, reducing the average pressure on skin.

DERMAPAD contibuted to a 75% reduction of pressure ulcers1

DERMAPAD polymer gel pads are an excellent addition to any care plan for at-risk patients  and they can be washed and re-used on the same patient. More and more hospitals and  primary care trusts are using DERMAPAD to reach their targets of reducing  the number of pressure injuries in their area.

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INDICATIONS

Helps protect against potential skin breakdown for patients at risk of pressure damage.

 

  TIPS

- DERMAPAD can be kept in place with tubular bandage, stockinette, silicone tape, patients own body weight, or whatever is causing the pressure. (E.g. face mask).

- DERMAPAD may be removed regularly to inspect the skin (at least once/day) - keep the blister pack for easy storage.

- Avoid build- up of moisture by cleaning regularly.

- The pads can be washed and re-used on the same patient until it breaks down- typically a number of weeks.

- Treat gently to increase life span and replace when needed.

CONTRAINDICATIONS/ PRECAUTIONS

- Do not use on broken skin

- Do not obstruct nose or mouth airways

- If a skin reaction occurs, discontinue use 

DERMAPAD is available in a wide range of shapes and sizes.

Code Description Unit
13633 Dermapad Sacrum Ankle Wrap EACH Add to quote
13634 Dermapad Strip 50cm x 2.5cm x 0.3cm BX5 Add to quote
13635 Dermapad Strip 30cm x 5cm x 0.3cm BX5 Add to quote
13626 Dermapad 10cm x 10cm x 0.3cm BX5 Add to quote
13627 Dermapad 10x10x1.2cm BX5 Add to quote
13628 Dermapad 20cm x 20cm x 1.2cm BX2 Add to quote
13629 Dermapad 20cm x 20cm x 0.3cm BX2 Add to quote
13630 Dermapad Heel BX2 Add to quote
13631 Dermapad Heel Large BX2 Add to quote
13632 Dermapad Heel Bulk BX30 Add to quote