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Wound Management Critical & Chronic Care Solutions

 

Pressure Relief Products

Key Features & Benefits

Skin may break down as a result of pressure from sitting or lying in one position for long periods, or through 'friction' and 'shear'. 3M™ Reston™ Self-Adhering Foam helps to relieve pressure and so reduce the risk of skin breakdown occurring.

ImageCat #ProductNHS eClass
15603M™ Reston™ Self Adhering Foam

General padding to improve patient comfort
ELA
15613M™ Reston™ Self Adhering Foam

General padding to improve patient comfort
ELA
15633M™ Reston™ Self Adhering Foam

General padding to improve patient comfort
ELA

References
Matrix Dressings
1. Greener B, Hughes A, Bannister N, Douglass J. Proteases and pH in chronic wounds. J Wound Care 2005;14:59-61
2. Korber A et al. Successful treatment of therapy-refractory chronic wounds with DerMax. Translated from ZfW Nr 6/06
Acrylic Dressings
1. Brown-Etris M, et al. A prospective, randomised, multisite clinical evaluation of a transparent absorbent acrylic dressing and a hydrocolloid dressing in the management of Stage II and shallow Stage III pressure ulcers. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. April 2008; vol 21: no 4 p 169-174
2. CUST-CAE-05-000003. 3M data on file 2003.
3. Thomas S. Experimental Studies on Tegaderm Film. 3M data on file, 2008.
4. Lloyd-Jones R, Graham K. There's no messing with this dressing! Using 3M Tegaderm Absorbent dressing for managing pre-tibial lacerations in the Nursing Home setting. Poster presentation Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate 2009.
Alginate AG Dressings
1. Major R. Comparison of Tegaderm Alginate Ag (silver alginate II) and Aquacel Ag dressings. 3M data on file 2010
Alginate Dressings
1. Thomas S. Surgical Dressings and Wound Management. 2010. Chapter 11 p245-246. MEDETEC. ISBN 1-84426-834-9.
Foam Dressings
1. Holm D, Zehrer C. In vitro and healthy human studies assess foam adhesive dressing breathability and fluid handling properties. Poster presentation. EWMA, Brussels, May 2011