Surgical site complications can be a cause for concern

Patients with surgical incisions can experience the following post-operative complications:

  • Surgical site infection1,2
  • Blistering1,2
  • Bleeding2
  • Pain and discomfort during movement1,2
  • Pain and trauma at dressing changes1,2

potential

Conventional gauze dressings can:4

  • become rigid and uncomfortable
  • require frequent changes
  • cause maceration
  • provide limited protection from contamination

All of these complications can translate to increased time, expense and concern for the patient's well-being.


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