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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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19.24  Expand sub section  Wound Contact Layer
Atrauman
(5cm x 5cm
7.5cm x 10cm)
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Mepitel One (dressing)
(6cm x 7cm
9cm x 10cm
13cm x 15cm)
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Use

Apply directly to wound bed.
Use for traumatic wounds, epithelialising and granulating wounds, burns, blisters and leg ulcers.
May be used beneath multi-layer compression.

Application

Apply directly to wound bed.
Secondary dressings may be changed as necessary.

Tips

Easier to apply with moistened gloved hands.
Leave at least 2 cm around wound.
May be useful if patient is highly sensitised.
Contains silicone.
To be cost effective may be left in place for 14 days without removing; the wound can be irrigated through the dressing.

Avoid

Do not use when NA Ultra could be used.
Avoid using on patients with known silicone allergy.

 

 
   
N-A Ultra
(9.5cm x 9.5cm
19cm x 9.5cm)
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Use

Apply directly to wound bed.
May be used beneath multi-layer compression on leg ulcers, burns, traumatic epithelialising and granulating wounds.

Application

Will require secondary dressing and/or padding

Tips

If adherent, may be loosened with warmed saline solution. Contains silicone.

Avoid

Avoid using on patients with known silicone allergy.

 

 
   
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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 or for Consultant Prescribing ONLY where indicated. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  

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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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