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OpSite Post-Op Visible 13-3/4 x 4 inch dressings are absorbent dressing that allow monitoring of the wound site for infection or fluid build up without having to remove the dressing. Post-Op Visible Dressing allows monitoring the healing process without distrubing the wound site. An absorbent pad built into the transparent dressing offers low to moderate absorbency. This see-through dressing allows the skin to breathe and prevent moisture build-up. Post-Op Visible dressings are used for post-operative wounds, lacerations, cuts, abrasions, or minor burns.
Post-Op Visible combines an absorbent dressing pad with a transparent film dressing. Designed with a low allergy adhesive, OpSite Post-Op Visible dressings reduce the risk of irritation while keeping the dressing fixed in place. Wounds located around difficult contours of the body may still served by the Post-Op dressing which is flexible, conformable and stays in place. Manufactured by Smith & Nephew, Post-Op Visible is easy to apply and use for wound management. Post-Op Visible dressings are impermeable to external water and body fluids. Wound care patients using the Post-Op dressing may bathe without changing the dressing.
Opsite Post-Op Visible Features & Benefits
- Combination of transparent film and absorbent pad.
- Waterproof film.
- Simple, effective application technique.
- Low allergy adhesive.
- Superior film with acrylic adhesive.
- Contours and adapts to awkward areas.
- Faster, safer, less painful wound healing.
- Fluid and bacterial barrier.
- Reduces risk of secondary infection.
- Highly comfortable.
Opsite Post-Op Visible Specifications
- Opsite Post-Op Visible Product Number: 66000141.
- Width: 4 Inch.
- Length: 13-3/4 Inch.
- Shape: Rectangle.
- Application: Transparent Absorbent Dressing.
- Construction: Transparent Film.
- Latex free.
- Manufacturer: Smith & Nephew.
- Brand: Opsite Post-Op Visible.
- UNSPSC Code: 42311527.
- HCPCS Code: A6203.
Post-Op Visible Additional Information
- O'Brien, Gillian, et al. "A multi‐centre, prospective, clinical in‐market evaluation to assess the performance of Opsite™ Post‐Op Visible dressings." International wound journal 7.5 (2010): 329-337.
- Jester, Rebecca, et al. "A one hospital study of the effect of wound dressings and other related factors on skin blistering following total hip and knee arthroplasty." Journal of Orthopaedic Nursing 4.2 (2000): 71-77.
- Aindow, Dana, and Martyn Butcher. "Films or fabrics: is it time to reappraise postoperative dressings?." British journal of nursing 14.19 (2005).
- Downie, Fiona, et al. "Barrier dressings in surgical site infection prevention strategies." British Journal of Nursing 19 (2010).
- Leal, Ann, and Pam Kirby. "Blister formation on primary wound closure sites: a comparison of two dressings." WOUNDS UK 4.2 (2008): 31.
- Mandy, Stephen H. "A new primary wound dressing made of polyethylene oxide gel." The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology 9.2 (1983): 153-155.
- Cosker, T., et al. "Choice of dressing has a major impact on blistering and healing outcomes in orthopaedic patients." Journal of wound care 14.1 (2005): 27-29.
- Bhattacharyya, Mayukh, et al. "A prospective clinical audit of patient dressing choice for post-op arthroscopy wounds." WOUNDS UK 1.1 (2005): 30.
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Manufacturer Smith & Nephew Sub Brand Opsite
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