Biatain® Adhesive
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Product description

Unique 3D foam structure for superior absorption
When in contact with exudate the unique 3D foam structure of Biatain conforms closely to the wound bed ® even under compression.

Soft and flexible dressing
Biatain® Adhesive is a soft and flexible dressing providing high patient comfort (4,5).

Superior exudate management.
The superior absorption and retention of exudate minimises risk of maceration and leakage. This adhesive dressing is well suited for use on wounds with healthy peri-wound skin and in areas with a need for extra adhesion.

Long wear time
Due to the superior absorption capacity of Biatain the dressing has a long wear time. Clinical studies have shown that Biatain is a cost-effective solution with a wear time up to 7 days.

Mode of action
The unique 3D foam structure absorbs the exudate vertically and locks the fluid away within its structure, still leaving the wound moist providing optimal moist wound healing conditions.

Composition
Biatain® Adhesive is a soft and conformable polyurethane foam dressing with a hydrocolloid adhesive border.

Usage
Biatain Adhesive can be used for a wide range of exuding wounds, including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, second-degree burns, donor sites, post-operative wounds and skin abrasions. Biatain® Adhesive can be used in combination with compression therapy.

Key benefits

  • Unique 3D foam structure for superior absorption.
  • When in contact with exudate the unique 3D foam structure of Biatain conforms closely to the wound bed – even under compression.
  • The unique 3D foam structure absorbs the exudate vertically and locks the fluid away within its structure, still leaving the wound moist providing optimal moist wound healing conditions.
  • Biatain Adhesive is a soft and flexible dressing that is very comfortable to wear.

REFERENCES:
1. Andersen et al. A randomised, controlled study to compare the effectiveness of two foam dressings in the management of lower leg ulcers. Ostomy/Wound Management 2002:(48)8:34-41
2. 2) Thomas S. et al.: www.dressings.org/TechnicalPublications/PDF/ Coloplast-Dressings-Testing-2003-2004.pdf
3. Reitzel et al. An in-vitro test of absorption capacity of foam dressings under pressure. EWMA 2008
4. Jørgensen B et al. A randomised, controlled trial on safety and performance of a new foam dressing on venous leg ulcers. EWMA 2008
5. Vogensen H. Evaluation of Biatain® Soft-hold foam dressing. British Journal of Nursing 2003:12(20):1186-1201.
6. Bale S et al. Time to healing and HRQoL in the treatment of pressure ulcers with foam dressings. EWMA 2011
7. White R and Cutting KF. Modern exudate management: a review of wound treatments. WorldWideWounds 2006.
8. Romanelli M et al. Exudate management made easy. Wounds International 2010:1(2).

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