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Smith and Nephew Bactrigras Chlorhexidine Gauze Dressing



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BACTIGRAS Chlorhexidine Gauze Dressing is a sterile medicated Tulle-Gras dressing composed of Leno Weave Gauze, White Soft Paraffin and Chlorhexidine Acetate 0.5%. The action of chlorhexidine acetate acts against a wide range of gram positive and gram negative bacteria. This dressing is used for prevention of infection in skin loss lesions.

- Commonly used for:

- Minor burns and scalds, lacerations, abrasions and other skin loss wounds

- Donor and recipient graft sites

- Where the wound is no more than 10% of the body area

- Where there is a risk of infection

- On already infected wounds in conjunction with systemic antibiotics

- IFU:

- Select the correct size dressing and peel open the pouch or tear end from roll pack

- Using gloves and forceps, remove protector papers

- Lay over wound in a single layer in direct contact with the wound surface

- Apply a secondary absorbent dressing if required and secure in place with a dressing retention bandage or dressing fixation sheet

- How to Remove Bactigras:

- BACTIGRAS may be left in place when the absorbent secondary dressing is changed

- The frequency of changing will depend on the clinical circumstances and this can vary from more than once a day to twice per week

- If the dressing sticks soak it off gently with sterile saline solution

- Precautions:

- Should not be used if the seal is broken

- Dressing should be applied directly to the wound surface under sterile conditions using forceps

- Should be stored under controlled room temperature (<25 degrees Centigrade)

- The Bactigras antiseptic dressing is available in the size 10 cm X 30 cm

- This is meant for administration to both Adults & Children and the frequency of application will depend upon the clinical circumstances

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