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Wound Management

Hyper-/hypotonic wound dressing

Authors: Christian Kaare Paaskesen, Med. Stud., Hasan Gökcer Tekin, MD

Wound bed assessment

  • Sloughy
  • Infected
  • Cavity

Moisture assessment

  • Dry and wet wounds

Contra-indications

  • Heavy exuding wounds

Advantages

Hypertonic and hypotonic solutions cleanse the wound with osmosis. In combination with both hyper- and hypotonic solutions, super-oxidized components are added to enhance membrane permeability. A woven gauze is soaked in hypertonic or hypotonic solution and folded out to cover the wound bed.  The gauze adheres and mechanical debridement is obtained when removing the gauze.

Available products:

  • Microdacyn(hypotonic)
  • MESALT(Hypertonic)

Product example:

Microdacyn 60 Wound Care

Procedures

Procedures