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An ionic sheet hydrogel which can reduce wound pain
ActiFormCool reduces wound pain and provides an immediate cooling effect, especially if the skin or wound is hot and inflamed.
ActiFormCool dynamically responds to the moisture level in the wound, either donating or absorbing exudate, to create and maintain the optimal moist wound environment.
Practitioners should rationalise why they are using dressing combinations e.g. adhesive film dressing cover to provide waterproofing, compression bandaging to address venous problems. There are no known interactions between ActiFormCool® and other dressings.
|LR code||PIP code||NHS SC|
|Hydrogel Dressing 5cm x 6.5cm||88300||315-5553||ELE083|
|Hydrogel Dressing 10cm x 10cm||88301||304-8352||ELE055|
|Hydrogel Dressing 10cm x 15cm||88302||304-8360||ELE056|
|Hydrogel Dressing 20cm x 20cm||88303||342-8141||ELE020|
6 month audit on 21 patients with painful wounds. ActiFormCool made significant improvement to patients' lives.
Author: Bradbury S, Ivins N, Harding K, Turner A
Publication: Wounds UK Journal, Sept 2008, Vol.4, No.3
Date: September 1st, 2008
Case study of a neonate with an extravasation injury resulting in a necrotic lesion in area of Achilles tendon. Complete debridement achieved.
Author: Trudie Young Lecturer in Tissue Viability
Date: May 1st, 2008
Myeloid leukaemia patient with extensive bilateral tissue damage to both knees from pressure damage, complete debridment with ActiFormCool after 9 days.
Author: Sian Fumarola Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist
Date: April 1st, 2008