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 Formulary Chapter 19: Wound Care Formulary - Full Chapter
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Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, Telford & Wrekin CCG and Shropshire

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19.11  Expand sub section  Honey
Activon Tube (Medical grade manuka honey)
(25g)
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Green

Use

Suitable for use in cavity wounds. Sloughy, infected and/or malodorous wound.
Osmotic action for desloughing and debriding wounds.
Has an antimicrobial property.

Application

Apply directly to wound bed or cavity.
Secondary dressing required.

Tips

Pre warm prior to application.
Has osmotic action, fluid will be drawn from the wound; this can increase pain level initially. Can be washed out with saline.
Change dressing when honey is diluted by exudate. Monitor blood glucose levels of those with diabetes.

Avoid

If allergic to bee venom.

 

 
   
Activon Tulle (Impregnated with manuka honey)
(5cm x 5cm
10cm x 10cm)
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Formulary
Green

Use

Sloughy and/or malodorous wound.
Osmotic action for desloughing and debriding wounds.
Has an antimicrobial property.

Application

Apply directly to wound bed.
Secondary dressing required.

Tips

Pre warm prior to application.
Has osmotic action, fluid will be drawn from the wound; this can increase pain level initially.
Change dressing when honey is diluted by exudate. Monitor blood glucose levels of those with diabetes.

Avoid

If allergic to bee venom.

 

 
   
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Green

Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  

Amber

These medicines are considered suitable for prescribing in Primary Care following specialist (consultant or GPwSI) initiation or recommendation. Some of these medicines may require on-going communication between the Secondary Care specialist and the Primary Care prescriber using Prescribing Information (PI) or through the use of an Effective Shared Care Agreement (ESCA) and this will be indicated in the text.  

Red

Drugs which require special consideration. These are drugs for use in Secondary Care ONLY, Consultant Prescribing ONLY or by Tertiary Centres ONLY where indicated in the text. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  

Black

Medicines classified in the BNF as 'not NHS' or are considered by the Area Prescribing Committee to be of low clinical value should not be prescribed  

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