Kliniderm® silicone wound contact layer

Kliniderm® silicone wound contact layer

Kliniderm® silicone wound contact layer consists of a polyurethane film coated with a soft silicone layer. Its soft porous structure allows exudate to pass through easily into an outer absorbent dressing.

Key benefits

  • Easy application and removal helps minimise wound disturbance
  • Conformable
  • Reduces risk of maceration
  • Helps minimise the risk of pain at dressing changes
  • Dressing transparency allows for wound inspection
  • One sided silicone ensures easy handling and prevents absorbent dressing sticking to the wound contact layer
  • Provides up to 14 days wear time
  • Skin friendly with a firm fixation
  • Can be cut to suit clinical requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References
[1] Drug Tariff prices correct from October 2017, based on closest comparable size.

Author(s) Title
Gardner, S. Evaluation of Kliniderm silicone wound contact layer on patient with T-Cell lymphoma being treated with total skin electron beam therapy View

Kliniderm® silicone wound contact layer is indicated for chronic and acute wounds including:

  • Skin tears
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Cuts, abrasions and lacerations
  • Blisters
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns
  • Surgical wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Leg ulcers

 

Applying Kliniderm® silicone wound contact layer*

1. Cleanse the wound in accordance with normal procedures. Dry the surrounding skin thoroughly
2. Select a size large enough to overlap the wound margins by 2-3cm
3. Apply directly onto the wound site, peel off the carrier film of the dressing and gently smooth down the wound edges to ensure good adhesion
4. Cover the contact layer with a secondary absorbent dressing such as Kliniderm® superabsorbent

 

 

*See product insert leaflet for full instructions for use.

Size Pieces per box Product code PIP code NHS code
5cm x 7.5cm 10 40514880 404-7338 EKH086
7.5cm x 10cm 10 40514881 404-7346 EKH087
10cm x 18cm 10 40514882 404-7353 EKH088
20cm x 30cm 5 40514883 404-7379 EKH085
17cm x 25cm 5 40514884 404-7361 N/A