OPSITE* Post-Op Film Dressing
A low allergy post-operative film dressing comprised of a low adherent absorbent pad and bacterial barrier top film to protect low risk incisions from secondary infection.
Key Features and Benefits
Moisture Responsive Film
OPSITE* Post-Op is an absorbent, waterproof and bacteria proof film dressing which is comprised of a moisture responsive film. This allows the film to react in the presence of moisture or water, keeping the skin surface dry helping the OPSITE* Post-Operative dressing to stay in place at least twice as long as a non-woven dressing.
The OPSITE* Post-Op dressing top film provides a bacterial barrier to protect the incision from bacterial contamination including resistant organisms such as Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, helping to prevent surgical site infections.
The OPSITE* Post-Op dressing incorporates a waterproof top film allowing patients to shower with the dressing in place to help maintain personal hygiene post-surgery.
The OPSITE* Post-Op dressing is conformable and is designed to have a grid adhesive spread and round corners to help minimise the risk of post-operative blistering.
Easy to Apply
The OPSITE* Post-Op dressing application handles allow easy application to the incision.
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Reference Materials and Videos
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Tompkins L. OPSITE™ Post-Op Visible Dressings Physical Properties.Data on file; 2010: report DS/10/084/R1.
- Smith & Nephew Wound Management Laboratory Report. Data on file: 2009: report DS/08/149/R3.
- Keene A. OPSITE Post-Op Visible (High MVTR) waterproof transparent dressing low allergy claim. Data on file.
- Groves A, et al. An evaluation of a lightweight non-adherent dry dressing in the clinical situation. Data on file; 1983: UK 34.