What is Triad cream used for?

Triad is indicated for the local management of partial- and full-thickness pressure and venous stasis ulcers, dermal lesions/injuries, and first and second-degree burns. Triad is contraindicated for third degree burns and infected wounds. Triad is only sterile on first application.

Do you need a prescription for Triad cream?

A prescription is not required Triad provides a moist wound environment, targets wounds and debrides them, & protects surrounding skin from excess drainage. Ideal for difficult-to-dress wounds with light-to-moderate drainage.

How often should Triad cream be applied?

Frequency of Dressing Change For wounds with shallow depth and a clean wound bed: • Reapply Triad at least every 5-7 days or as necessary. residue is left in the non-visible spaces. For wounds needing autolytic debridement: Reapply Triad layer q1-3 days as needed.

What kind of dressing is Triad?

Triad is a sterile coating that can be used on broken skin. CMC allows Triad to adhere to wet skin, keeping the wound covered and protected from incontinence. Triad contains dimethicone to moisturize the skin and petrolatum and zinc oxide to reduce skin irritation.

Is DuoDerm good for bed sores?

Because DuoDerm essentially creates a moisture barrier, they should not be used on people with infected bed sores. Under normal circumstances, wounds covered with DuoDerm are likely to develop a strong odor after several days.

When do you use Triad hydrophilic wound dressing?

Triad ® hydrophilic wound dressing is indicated for the local management of pressure and venous statis ulcers, dermal lesions/injuries, superficial wounds, scrapes, first-and second-degree burns, partial-and full-thickness wounds. Suitable for use on neonates.

How do you tell if a wound is infected or healing?

Discharge – If the wound is discharging small amounts of pus, it is a positive sign of healing. However, if there is continuous drainage and you start noticing bad odor or have discoloration, the wound is likely infected. 4. Pain – Pain is a normal condition after sustaining an injury.

Should I remove slough from wound?

most of us have seen it, debrided it, and even watched it change from wet (stringy, moist, yellow) to dry eschar (thick, leathery, black). Slough is necrotic tissue that needs to be removed from the wound for healing to take place.

When do you use Santyl ointment?

Indication: Collagenase SANTYL Ointment is used to remove damaged tissue from chronic skin ulcers and severely burned areas. Do not use if you have shown hypersensitivity to collagenase. Occasional slight redness may occur if SANTYL Ointment is placed outside the wound area.

When should you not use DuoDERM?

DuoDERM® Hydroactive Gel is designed for the hydration and management of partial- and full-thickness wounds such as pressure injuries, leg ulcers and diabetic ulcers. Do not use on individuals with a known sensitivity to the gel or its components.

How long can you leave DuoDERM on a wound?

The dressings keep nerve endings moist, which helps to provide relief from discomfort. DuoDERM® Dressings can be worn continuously for up to seven days unless they are uncomfortable, there is leakage or there are clinical signs of infection.