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When should hydrocolloid dressings be used?

Hydrocolloid dressings are ideal wound dressings free of dust and debris, they are also suitable for dry wounds that do not require drainage.

Inventory of various application scenarios of hydrocolloid wound dressings:

After the mole is applied, a hydrocolloid dressing can be used to cover the wound 3 days later to promote the growth and healing of the wound epidermis.

When there are sores on the skin of the face, if it is not properly treated, it will not only take a long time to heal, but also easily leave potholes on the skin of the face. The color of the hydrocolloid dressing is similar to skin color. After being applied to the corresponding acne position, it not only effectively covers the wound, but also heals quickly without leaving scars. During and after use, patients can get rid of the embarrassing embarrassing situation. Such as topical treatment of acne.

When lying in bed for a long time, stick the hydrocolloid dressing on the skin in contact with the bed, which can effectively relieve the skin pressure and isolate moisture. At the same time, due to the respiration and moisture distribution of the skin, the hydrocolloid will slowly reduce its viscosity with the absorption of sweat, making it initially sticky. Strongly keep the applicator, it will fall off easily without hurting the skin later.

When injecting irritant drugs through intravenous infusion, it is recommended to use hydrocolloid dressings, which can prevent phlebitis caused by drugs in advance. At the same time, when used as an indwelling needle sticker, if there is drug extravasation, the use of a hydrocolloid dressing product can more effectively maintain the fixation.

When infants and young children have eczema, hydrocolloid dressings can be used for adjuvant treatment. The reasons for this are worthy of promotion because of good effect, short course of treatment, and simple and convenient nursing. It can also be applied to neonatal diaper dermatitis.

Compared with silicone gel scar dressings for scar prevention, hydrocolloid dressings can also treat scars to a certain extent. It can relieve the itching and pain of scars in the early stage of use, increase scar flexibility and reduce pigmentation.

In children with scleredema, on the basis of comprehensive treatment, adding hydrocolloid dressing to create a moist environment and hypoxic state can accelerate the formation of capillaries and improve the symptoms of hypoxia and ischemia. At the same time, the self-dissolving and debridement ability of hydrocolloid dressings can promote the absorption of neonatal edema and reduce pain, and will shorten the time for the recovery of the baby's body temperature and the disappearance of the induration.

For the treatment of small-area second-degree burn wounds, the traditional method is to cover with oil gauze. Replacing oil gauze with hydrocolloid dressing has several advantages: faster healing time, shorter dressing change time, less dressing change cost, comfortable dressing change, and less workload for doctors.

Other heel care, daily small wound protection and healing are routine operations.