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Hydrocolloid wound dressing

Summary Information: Hydrocolloid wound dressing

Hydrocolloid wound dressing: A hydrocolloid wound dressing is a mixture of gelling agents (e.g. carboxymethylcellulose, gelatin and pectin) that is applied to a wound. The hydrocolloid absorbs the fluid draining from the wound, forming a gel-like material that maintains a moist healing environment while keeping out foreign substances. Hydrocolloid dressings are used for many different kinds of wounds that drain little to large amounts of fluid.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Hydrocolloid wound dressing

These diseases are related to the medical device Hydrocolloid wound dressing:

  • Burn
  • Pressure sore (bed sore)
  • Open wound
  • Surgical incision
  • Wound pain

Types Of Hydrocolloid wound dressing

These devices are types of the medical device Hydrocolloid wound dressing:

Other Names For Hydrocolloid wound dressing

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