Allevyn Gentle Adhesive Hydrocellular Dressing AllegroMedical.com presents The Allevyn Gentle Adhesive Hydrocellular Dressing. ALLEVYN Gentle Gel Adhesive Hydrocellular Foam Dressing. This dressing is advanced triple-layered construction with an absorbent hydrocellular pad. The perforated soft gel adhesive wound contact layer is highly permeable with a waterproof outer film. Indications Chronic and acute exudative wounds Full and partial thickness wounds such as pressure ulcers Leg ulcers Diabetic foot ulcers Infected wounds Malignant wounds Surgical wounds First and second degree burns Donor sites Skin tears Fungating ulcers. ALLEVYN Gentle is suitable for use on fragile skin Precautions Do not use ALLEVYN Gentle dressings with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing. When used under compression ALLEVYN Gentle could become dislodged if the limb experiences a rapid reduction in edema. If reddening or sensitization occur discontinue use. Features Advanced triple-layered construction Absorbent hydrocellular pad Perforated soft gel adhesive wound contact layer Highly permeable waterproof outer film Benefits Enhanced performance ALLEVYN Triple-action technology absorbs, retains, and transpires exudate to provide optimal fluid management Maintains optimal moisture balance Provides an optimal moist wound environment for the promotion of faster healing Comes off lightly Gentle adhesive allows less painful dressing changes Easier application Gel adhesive holds the dressing in place during the application of secondary retention for convenient “3rd-hand” application Cost-effective Long wear time = fewer dressing changes Instructions for Use: Cleanse the wound in accordance with normal procedures. Select appropriate dressing size. Prepare and clean the skin surrounding the wound area by removing excess moisture. Any excess hair should be clipped to ensure close approximation to the wound. Using aseptic technique remove the protector material from ALLEVYN◊ Gentle and apply the adherent side to the wound ensuring good contact all the way around and secure with a dressing retention sheet e.g OPSITE FLEXIFIX, tape or bandage. Dressing changes During the early stages of wound management ALLEVYN Gentle dressings should be inspected frequently.Where the product is used on infected wounds the infection should be inspected and treated as per local clinical protocol. Dressings can be left in place undisturbed for up to 7 days or until exudate is visible and approaches to within 5/8" of the edge of the dressing, whichever is sooner.