AQUACEL® Foam dressing helps reduce pain during dressing changes

Gentle silicone adhesive designed to adhere to surrounding skin, not the wound bed

Reduce Pain
AQUACEL® contact layer contacts wound
Sillcone adhesive within AQUACEL® Foam dressing stays outside the wound bed

The AQUACEL® contact layer in AQUACEL® Foam dressing

  • Reduces pain while dressing is in situ1,2,3,4
  • In its gelled state supports non-traumatic dressing removal
  • Does not damage tender, granulating wound tissue during dressing changes
    - Upon removal, AQUACEL® Foam dressing resulted in low cellular adhesion in both wet and dry environments5, a,b
  •  Micro-contours to the wound bed, minimising dead space where bacteria can grow6,a
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In a worldwide survey, wound care nurses rated "minimal trauma to the wound bed and surrounding skin," the most important attributes they look for in a primary or secondary cover dressing. 7

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