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Semipermeable film dressing

Summary Information: Semipermeable film dressing

Semipermeable film dressing: A semipermeable film dressing is a thin, clear film of adhesive-backed polyurethane that is used to protect a shallow, minor wound from dirt and bacteria. Semipermeable films are often used to cover an IV site to maintain the position of the IV line as well as determine whether the insertion site is infected.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Semipermeable film dressing

These diseases are related to the medical device Semipermeable film dressing:

  • Minor wound
  • Skin abrasion
  • Surgical incision
  • To protect an IV line from infectious agents

Other Names For Semipermeable film dressing

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