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Manufacturer Description:Provides cooling and padding effect.
Manages bacterial burden1
Contains 65% glycerine
Cushions and protects wound3
Helps create moist wound environment
Easy to apply and remove
Indications: pressure ulcers, partial and full-thickness wounds4,5, leg ulcers, surgical wounds, lacerations and abrasions, and first and second-degree burns.
Contraindications: patients with known hypersensitivity to glycerin
Maybe be left in place for up to 5 days; Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.
1. Oliveria-Gardia M, Davis SC, Mertz PM. Can occlusion dressing composition influence proliferation of bacterial wound pathogens WOUNDS. 1998;10(1):4-11.
2. Independent study performed by NAMSA, Northwood, Ohio.
3. Morse, K. Elasto-Gel: A Product with Unique Properties Especially Suited for the Treatment of Infants and Children with Special Needs. Presented at SAWC. Reno, NV. 1996.
4. Kollenberg, LO. A Clinical Comparison of a Glycerine Hydrogel Sheet or a Thin Hydrocolloid to the Standard of Care on HeelBlisters. Presented at Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care. Denver,CO. 1999.
5. Harris AH. When Underlying Problems Make Total Healing an Unobtainable Goal. GM Associates, Inc. 1994:1(3).
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