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Askina® Derm

Description

Askina® Derm is a self adhesive transparent film dressing which consist of a polyurethane membrane coated with an acrylic adhesive.
Askina® Derm allows visual inspection of the wound, provides a bacteria barrier but allows excess moisture to pass away from the wound and surrounding skin providing an optimal wound healing environment.
 

Indications

Protection of non exuding wounds such as:
Minor burns
Donor sites
Abrasions
Lacerations
Catheter fixations
Can be used as a secondary dressing
 

Features and Benefits

High MVTR
Provides optimal wound healing environment

Non aggressive removal
Minimal trauma on removal

Can be cut to size
Flexibility in use

Waterproof film
Less frequent dressing changes as it allows the patient to wash and shower
 

How to use

1) Remove the “Askina” printed release paper from the adhesive side of the dressing.
 

2) Position the dressing over the wound site with the tabs on the adhesive side facing the wound. Gently apply pressure to the dressing as it attaches to the wound.
 

3) Grasp the tabs with both hands. Slowly peel away the tabs and gently apply the remainder of the dressing with a rolling motion to the surrounding dry skin.
 

4) Once the dressing is secured remove the plastic carrier by peeling the tabs in the direction of the arrows.
 

How to remove the Askina® Derm dressing
By gently pressing down on the skin, carefully free the dressing edges, one at a time.
The Askina® Derm dressing may be left in place for up to seven days depending on wound condition.

Cutting Techniques
Askina® Derm can be cut into strips
Cut at right angles to and across the central Askina® block, this will enable the strips to retain the application tabs.

Codes

Available on FP10 throughout the UK

SIZE UNIT/PACK PRODUCT CODE PIP CODE NHS SUPPLY CHAIN CODE
6cm x 7cm 10 F72032 248-2339 n/a
10cm x 12cm 10 F72035 248-2370 ELY310
10cm x 20cm 10 F72037 336-7042 ELY311
15cm x 20cm 10 F72038 248-2511 ELY312
30cm x 20cm 10 F72039 336-7034 ELY313