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The Use of a Silver Impregnated Soft Silicone Wound Contact Layer for Partial Thickness Burn Injuries in Pediatric Burn Patients

Howard, 2017 Pediatric partial thickness burns were managed with reduced pain and trauma using a silver soft silicone contact layer. The return to function was faster; hospital length of stay and the number of clinic visits was reduced for some patients which potentially lowered the cost of...


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EVIDENCE: Better Outcomes for Skin Tears with New 5 Layer Bordered Foam Dressings

Nelson, 2018 A new flexible bordered foam dressing stayed in place over 6 days on skin tears, supporting +78% healing rate and minimizing periwound complications. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing #Reduce-Pain ​​​​ #Post-Acute #Clinical-Education ​​

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Silver Soft Silicone Contact Layer in Extremity Burns: Our Experience

Gillenwater, 2017 In the management of small, non-circumferential extremity burns requiring excision and sheet grafting, the soft silicone silver contact layer appeared to reduce the risk of infection, and the number of staples required to secure the graft as well as the amount of friction...


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Integument Emergency: A Case Study for Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Schindler, 2016 In this case study of a Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis patient, treatment with a topical emollient, oil emulsion mesh contact layer and cover dressing was painful, provided poor exudate management and required frequent cumbersome applications. Switching to an absorbent soft...


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Use of a New Foam Dressing Technology with Unique Exudate Channels* (UEC) Under Compression to Handle Copious Thick, Viscous Exudate

Koerner I, 2016 "A new non-bordered conformable soft silicone foam dressing with Unique Exudate Channels* (UEC) transfered thick viscous exudate away from the skin and exceeded expectations for healing, long term wear and less pain for the patient." #Evidence #Wound-Management ...


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A 4-layered Superabsorbent Dressing* Versus the Standard ABD Pad in Managing Moderate to High Exudate Venous Leg Ulcers

Ferreras, 2016 For Venous leg ulcers, use of a four layer superabsorbent dressing reduced periwound maceration and improved healing. Fewer dressing changes, advanced graft expenditures and clinic visits resulted in lower costs. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing ...


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Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: Meeting the Complex Needs of an Exfoliative Skin Disorder Using a Simple Single Dressing Approach

Quimby II, 2015 An absorbent soft silicone antimicrobial exudate transfer foam dressing was utilized with secondary absorbent pads. The dressing demonstrated easy placement, atraumatic removal and promoted autolytic debridement while protecting the viable sub-epidermal tissue. #Evidence ...


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When Nociceptive and Psychogenic Pain are the Primary Obstacles to Providing Appropriate Wound Care

Quimby I, 2015 Patients with nociceptive, psychogenic pain and anxiety secondary to wound manipulation achieved a high level of patient satisfaction and improved clinical outcomes with an absorbent soft silicone antimicrobial exudate transfer foam dressing. Less versatile dressings were...


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Initial Patient Outcomes with use of an Absorbent Antimicrobial Soft Silicone Exudate Transfer Foam Dressing: A Case Series

Long, 2015 An absorbent antimicrobial soft silicone exudate transfer dressing decreased the frequency of dressing changes, supported epithelialization and decreased pain. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing #Reduce-Pain #Exudate-Management #Reduce-Bioburden #Venous...