Cure-Aid POVI individually packed first aid adhesive bandages with antimicrobial absorbent iodine ointment containing wound pad.
The pad is composed of nonwoven felt laminated with iodine ointment impregnated gauze; the whole composite is laminated with PE net which acts a non-adherent wound contact layer.
Upon contact with wound exudates, the iodine is released offering a broad range antimicrobial activity against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, yeast and fungi
The plasters can be made of different backing materials like polyethylene film, polyurethane film, rigid fabric, elastic fabric, elastic nonwoven, rigid nonwoven, PE foam, printed PE film with children designs.Features
- Due to the presence of iodine, Cure-Aid POVI has a strong antimicrobial activity, so its ideal for protecting the wound, even if infected.
- PVP-Iodine is not resisted nor tolerated by most of microorganisms.
Unlike other iodine impregnated gauze dressings available in the market, Cure-Aid POVI is non-cytotoxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing,
Cure-Aid POVI is specifically designed to allow controlled amounts of iodine to reach the wound bed to prevent cytotoxicity.
Cure-Aid POVI has advantage over non adherent iodine impregnated gauze in the market that it does not require secondary absorbent dressing because it contains absorbent felt laminated to the iodine containing layer.
4- Non adherent:
The presence of the PEG based ointment together with PE net as a wound contact layer renders the dressing non adherent, so it can be easily removed without pain or trauma.Indications
Prophylaxis against infection in case of skin scratches and minor cuts.Frequency Of Change
If large quantities of exudates are produced, daily changes will be probably required; but if the wound is relatively dry, the interval between changes may extend.
Fading of dressing color indicates loss of antiseptic efficacy.Contraindications
- Do not use PVP-Iodine-containing Wound Dressings on patient with known sensitivity to iodine or one of the other components.
- Before and after the use of radio-iodine.
- If you are being treated for kidney problems.
- In pregnant and breast feeding women.
How To Use
1- Open the pouch and apply the dressing on the wound using aseptic technique
2- Cure-Aid POVI can be applied without secondary fixation dressing.
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