Tech- Wound Management (Characteristics of Primary Bandage Layers)

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  1. Name 3 examples of primary bandages:
    • adherant
    • nonadherant semiocclusive
    • nonadherent occlusive
  2. Name the primary bandage that sicks to the wound and is no longer indicated in wound care
    adherent
  3. Name 2 primary adherent bandages:
    • dry gauze
    • wet gauze
  4. What is dry gauze aka
    dry-to-wet
  5. How does dry gauze become dry-to-wet?
    • -dry gauze is placed in the wound and bandaged
    • -it absorbs the exudate over time and becomes wet
  6. What is wet gauze aka?
    wet-to-dry
  7. What is the use of wet gauze?
    collect exudate and loose debris in heavily contaminated wounds
  8. How often are wet and dry gauzes replaced?
    q2-4hrs
  9. Process of wet gauze
    wet gauze w/ saline and place in wound then put dry gauze on top and bandage
  10. What is preferred over wet-to-dry?
    moistened wound healing(MWH)
  11. What are the advantages of MWH?RFL
    • requires few bandage changes
    • faster healing rates
    • lower cost to client
  12. What are bandage changes based off of?
    wound appearance and amount of drainage
  13. What products are used in a MWH? HATAMSHA
    • hydrogels
    • alginates
    • tripeptide-copper complex
    • acemannan
    • maltodextrin
    • sugar
    • honey
    • antimicrobials
  14. What are alginates made of?
    kelp/seaweed
  15. Trade name of tripeptide-copper-complex
    Iamin
  16. What two things can honey be used for?
    • antiseptic
    • antimicrobial
  17. Name the primary bandage:
    -used for moderately or copiously exudative wounds
    -keeps wound surface moist
    nonadherent semiocclusive
  18. Name a pro of nonadherent semiocclusive
    allows some O2 to wound
  19. Con of nonadherent semiocclusive
    pads w/ petrolatum may delay epithelialization
  20. Name some examples of nonadherent semiocclusive:TPAC
    • tefla pad
    • polyskin II
    • adaptic
    • curagel
  21. What is the most common nonadherent semiocclusive?
    telfa pad
  22. Name the primary bandage:
    -used for minimally exudative wounds (abrasions)
    -keeps wound surface moist
    -promotes epithelialization
    -protects new epithelium
    nonadherent occlusive
  23. What is nonadherent occlusive used in?
    MWH
  24. Name some nonadherent semiocclusives:OTNH
    • opsite
    • tegaderm transparent dressing
    • nu-gel
    • hydrocol dressing

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