Traditional moisture vapor transmission rate (MVTR)
Won't stick to itself
Permits continuous observation
Variety of delivery systems
Indications: partial-thickness wounds, full-thickness wounds (secondary dressing), peripheral and central I.V. lines, skin tears, acerations and abrasions and to help prevent skin breakdown caused by friction to epidermis.
Contraindications: contraindicated as a primary dressing on wounds with moderate to heavy drainage.
May be left in place for up to 7 days; Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.
Wound Condition, Primary Use: No or Minimal Drainage