ALLEVYN Thin is a sterile foam wound dressing made of polyurethane matrix and a polyurethane top-film. It is self adhesive, flexible and highly conformable. It helps maintains a moist wound environment for optimal healing.
ALLEVYN Thin have a semi-transparent film. They are a waterproof dressing that is permeable to oxygen and water vapor. They help prevent bacterial contamination. The stick well to dry, intact skin but do not adhere to the wound
Benefits of ALLEVYN Thin Dressing:
-No need for a secondary dressing
-Easily shaped to fit awkward areas
-May help reduce the risk of secondary infection. The patient is able to bathe and shower.
-Helps to minimize the risk of maceration
-Monitoring of the wound is possible
ALLEVYN Thin is a dressing indicated for the management of surface wounds with low to moderate exudate such as minor burns and abrasions. ALLEVYN Thin may also be used under the direction of a health care professional for partial thickness wounds such as second-degree burns, leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, post-op wounds and donor sites.
ALLEVYN Thin is indicated for the management of surface wounds with low to moderate exudate such as first and second degree burns, follow-up management of abrasions and donor sites, partial thickness wounds, leg ulcers, stage I & II pressure ulcers and post-operative wounds.
Instructions for Use:
Select an appropriate size dressing. Prepare and clean the skin surrounding the wound area by removing excess moisture.
Peel back the protector papers and anchor the dressing over the wound, overlapping the wound edges by at least 2 cm. Smooth the dressing into place, ensuring that the edges of the dressing are not wrinkled.
ALLEVYN Thin dressings can be worn for up to 7 days. To remove, lift one corner of the dressing gently away from the wound.
Do not use any ALLEVYN product with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide solutions.
Do not use on wounds with exposed muscle, bone or tendon or where a risk of drying out exists or where the surrounding skin is damaged or sensitive.
Smith & Nephew Part Number: 66047576, 66047578, 66047579