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Adaptic

noun A clear occlusive non-adhering wound dressing made of knitted cellulose acetate fabric and impregnated with a specially formulated petrolatum emulsion, which is designed to help protect the wound while preventing the dressing from adhering to it.
Pros Prevents dressing adherence, protects regenerating tissue and minimises pain and trauma during dressing changes, prevents pooling of fluid at the wound site, exudate passes easily through to the secondary absorbent dressing lying on top, can be cut to wound size without unravelling and shredding, can be easily removed to monitor the site for infection and inflammation.
Adaptic Indications Dry to heavily exuding wounds where dressing adherence and exudate are to be prevented including:
• 1st and 2nd degree burns
• Abrasions
• Lacerations
• Reconstructive procedures
• Skin grafts
• Venous ulcers
• Pressure (decubitus) ulcers
• Finger or toenail extractions
• Eczema
• Covering of staple closures
• Covering of surgical incisions
• Covering of suture lines
• Covering of epidural insertion
• Covering of arterial line insertion

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Wound care A clear occlusive covering used for dressing wounds of varying size including decubital ulcers, epidural insertion, arterial line insertion, where there is an ongoing need to monitor the site for infection and inflammation
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Systagenix Brazil Launches Adaptic Digit, Silvercel Non-
Its product portfolio includes Silvercel non-adherent, Actisorb, Inadine, Promogran, Promogran Prisma, Adaptic Touch and Tielle.
The ADAPTIC TOUCH [R] dressing made by Systagenix has been one that we have used an awful lot," said Dr Freeman.
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Its leading edge product portfolio includes SILVERCEL[R] NON-ADHERENT, ACTISORB[R], INADINE[R], PROMOGRAN[R], PROMOGRAN PRISMA[R], ADAPTIC TOUCH[R] and TIELLE[R].
Its leading edge product portfolio includes ADAPTIC TOUCH[R], TIELLE[R], SILVERCEL[R] NON-ADHERENT, ACTISORB[R], INADINE[R], PROMOGRAN[R], and PROMOGRAN PRISMA[R].
Its leading edge product portfolio includes SILVERCEL NON-ADHERENT, ACTISORB, INADINE, PROMOGRAN, PROMOGRAN PRISMA, ADAPTIC TOUCH and TIELLE.
Team Sky Approves ADAPTIC TOUCH(TM) from Systagenix 94
ADAPTIC[R] Non-Adhering Dressing and ADAPTIC TOUCH[R] Non-Adhering Silicone Dressing protect the fragile tissue in wounds by their unique structure with small mesh size, preventing tissue adherence to either the ADAPTIC[R] dressing or the secondary dressing on top of it.
The cyclists have ADAPTIC TOUCH[R] dressings applied to the wound initially.
Systagenix Adaptic Touch benefits Team Sky cyclists with official wound care partnership (Photo: Business Wire)
Reports from the Team Sky training camp have shown that Systagenix's new silicone dressing ADAPTIC TOUCH[TM], is a primary wound contact layer that matches the performance expected of its team.