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Make every day count with Biatain® Silicone foam dressings

Managing wounds on a daily basis can be challenging.At Coloplast, we aim to reduce the complexity associated with wound healing and are working to equip Health Care Professionals with the tools required to confidently take control of the healing process while continuing to provide patients and residents with the best care.

Biatain® Silicone foam dressing delivers a gentle and secure fit for high patient comfort (5) without compromising superior absorption.

Biatain® Silicone delivers superior absorption for non-infected chronic and acute wounds

Usage

Biatain® Silicone is indicated for a wide range of exuding chronic and acute wounds such as leg ulcers, pressure injuries, non-infected diabetic foot ulcers, donor sites, postoperative wounds and traumatic wounds (e.g. skin abrasions, skin tears, cuts). It can be used in combination with compression therapy and may be left in place for up to 7 days.

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Biatain® Silicone - new sizes and shapes

Developed with health care professionals. Shaped by users.

 

All the benefits of Biatain® Silicone, now available in the sizes and shapes that you and your patients need.

 

 


Designed for difficult-to-dress areas

Biatain® Silicone is available in a variety of shapes and sizes intended to treat the most difficult to dress areas. The Biatain Silicone portfolio offers flexibility and conformability to each individual, ensuring that you may confidently select the dressing with the right fit for each of your patients.


 "My wound is preventing me from living a normal life. I just want to have my life  back. That’s why every day counts for me”. Annette, Patient

 

Every patient with a wound has their own story, needs and treatment requirements. Finding the right solution takes knowledge, experience and skills. At Coloplast Wound Care, we want to make it easier for health care professionals to  be confident that they are giving patients the best care.

Biatain® Silicone is used by health care professionals all around the world, for a wide range of chronic and acute wounds

Unique Biatain® 3D foam structure for superior absorption

absorption wound care

When in contact with exudate the unique Biatain® 3D-foam conforms closely to the wound bed for superior absorption. The fluid handling properties of Biatain® Silicone ensures control of exudate in the wound bed thus minimizing risk of leakage and maceration.

With Biatain's unique 3D polymer foam, Biatain Silicone is able to:

Absorbs exudate vertically

Locks away fluid even under pressure

Conforms to the wound bed

A cost-effective treatment

Biatain® Silicone provides a high value in terms of benefits and cost-effectiveness, Biatain Silicone has superior absorption capacity for more cost-effective wound healing (2).

Effective exudate management prevents leakage thereby reducing incidence of maceration, decreasing the risk of infection and thus lowering costs for dressings and nursing time, as well as leakage-induced changes of clothes, bed sheets etc., with less need for additional treatment of surrounding skin. Biatain foam dressings have superior exudate management properties and thereby lower cost (2).

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Fewer dressing changes

The new Biatain® Silicone delivers superior absorption, conformability and a secure fit.

 

Up to 50% reduction in dressing changes (2,4)

Patients and HCPs using the new Biatain Silicone can experience up to 50% reduction in dressing changes due to the superior absorption of Biatain Silicone.

 

Fewer dressing changes support faster healing

Every time a wound dressing is changed, the wound will be disturbed, which can delay the healing process (9). Due to fewer dressing changes, the new Biatain Silicone enhances the wound healing process which may deliver faster healing to your patients.

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  1. Cartier H et al. Wound management with the Biatain® Silicone foam dressing: A multicentre product evaluation. Wounds International 2014;10(4)
  2. Andersen MB & Marburger M. Comparison of 24 hours fluid handling and absorption under pressure between ten wound dressings with silicone adhesive. Presented at EWMA 2015
  3. Best Practice Statement: Effective exudate management. Wounds UK, 2013 
  4. Thomas S. Laboratory findings on the exudate-handling capabilities of cavity foam and foam-film. Journal of Wound Care 2010;19(5):192-99
  5. Chadwick P et al. Biatain® Silicone dressings: A case series evaluation. Wounds International 2014;5(1)
  6. Data on File. No.97 Qualitative Research, GFK NOP, Jan 2011
  7. Romanelli et al. Wounds International 2010;1(2)
  8. White & Cutting. Interventions to avoid maceration of the skin and wound bed. British Journal of Nursing 2003;12(20):1186-1201.
  9. Adderly UJ. Managing wound exudate and promoting healing. Wound Care, March 2010:15-20.

    *Compared to traditional dry wound healing.

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