PolyMem is manufactured by Ferris, an innovative medical supply company focused on wound care and pain treatment. PolyMem is a dressing containing a mild, non-toxic, non-ionic, tissue friendly cleaning agent that is activated by moisture and gradually released into the wound area. PolyMem is available as a QuadraFoam Dressing, PolyMem Cloth Adhesive Dressing, PolyMem Cloth Non-Adhesive Dressing, PolyMem Silver Dressing, and PolyMem Shape Dressing. These wound dressings have been found by hospitals and homecare providers to be exceptional for reducing costs, reducing wound maintenance, promoting healing, and protecting against infection.
QuadraFoam is a four-in-one dressing that cleanses, fills, absorbs and moistens wounds throughout the healing continuum. These four wound healing factors make the QuadraForm adaptable to the changing needs of the wound as well as the wound type.
- Ferris PolyMem QuadraFoam contains a non-toxic cleansing agent that is activated by moisture. This mild cleansing agent reduces the need for wound cleaning during dressing changes to promote the growth of healthy tissue.
- The QuadraFoam gently expands to conform to the wound.
- QuadraFoam wicks away up to ten times its weight in exudate.
- QuadraFoam keeps the wound moist, reducing wound pain. The moisture keeps the dressing from adhering to the wound.
QuadraFoam treats the following wound types: full thickness wounds, partial thickness wounds, skin tears, ulcers, surgical wounds, first degree burns, second degree burns. PolyMem QuadraFoam dressings provide high absorbency, allowing up to 7 days between changes. These dressing also provide a clear built-in visual indication of when dressing change is indicated. QuadraForm uses glycerin to soothe traumatized tissues, reducing wound pain and providing the patient more comfort at the wound site. Dressing changes for patients are less traumatic.
PolyMem Cloth Adhesive Dressings and PolyMem Cloth Non-Adhesive Dressings allow care givers to select the dressing the meets the needs of the patient and the wound area. These Cloth Dressings make use of the QuadraFoam material in its design to provide better patient comfort and healing.
PolyMem Silver Dressings are an adaptable wound care dressing with small particles of silver to protect the dressing from microbial contamination. These Silver Dressings are indicated for use on diabetic and pressure ulcers, first and second degree burns, skin tears and acute wounds. The small particles of silver protect the dressing from microbial contamination.
PolyMem Shapes Dressings are easy to use, pre-cut dressings made of the QuadraFoam material. PolyMem Shapes offers you the convenience of a dressing already contoured to fit most common wounds. Shapes leverage PolyMem’s exclusive patented formulation of QuadraFoam to offer tremendous benefits over traditional wound care dressings.