Geistlich Derma-Gide® may be applied on freshly debrided wounds.
Preparation of the wound bed
Prior to applying the Geistlich Derma-Gide® the affected skin site must be carefully debrided, cleaned and disinfected to ensure the wound edges contain viable tissue.
Product preparation: step 1
Open the lid after taking the inner blister out of the outer blister.
Product preparation: step 2
Trim the device to the wound size in its dry state.
Apply Geistlich Derma-Gide® in its dry state with the compact layer facing upward and the porous, soft layer toward the wound bed.
Once applied, ensure that Geistlich Derma-Gide® is completely hydrated either with wound exudate or sterile saline.
APPLICATION OF SECONDARY DRESSINGS
Geistlich Derma-Gide® should be covered with a non-adhesive dressing in order to prevent desiccation. Apply subsequent dressings in accordance with standard treatment protocols.
- Instructions for Use, Geistlich Derma-Gide®