Silverlon Tubular Digit Sleeves
DS-112: 1″ x 12″ (Individual Sleeve)
The Silverlon Antimicrobial Digit Sleeve Dressing is a sterile, tubular burn and wound dressing which is applied to wounds on the digits of the hands (fingers) or feet (toes). The digit sleeve dressing can be cut into varying lengths and is useful in wounds that span over more than one finger or toe. This dressing is cost effective and easy to use making it ideal for use on multiple wounds on the fingers and toes.
Indications for Use
View Indications for Use Statement for this product.
How To Use
Silverlon Antimicrobial Tubular Digit Sleeves Directions for Home Use
How To Apply
- Silverlon Antimicrobial Tubular Digit Sleeve Bandages are ideal for application to wounds and burns located on the fingers and toes.
- Cut to full length of digit as appropriate to cover site and apply.
- Wet dressing with sterile water or saline.
- Dressing may be removed, rinsed and reapplied again for up to 7 days.
Caution: DO NOT allow the dressing to restrict circulation.
Dressing not intended for use with products containing petrolatum, iodine, or hydrogen peroxide.
Silverlon Wound Care Dressings General Directions for Home Use
- Silverlon Wound Care Dressings should be sized to fit into the wound bed and up onto ½″ (one-half inch) of normal skin around the wound. (The Silverlon dressing should last for up to 7 days if properly cared for as described below).
- A secondary cover dressing of choice to be placed over the Silverlon dressing. Use tape, self stick gauze, tubular stretch knit or compressive wrap dressings to hold the Silverlon dressing in place.
- Sterile water or saline for daily rinsing of Silverlon dressing.
Optional: For heavily draining wounds, wound cleansers may be considered, such as Shur -Clens®, Saf – Clens®, Curasol®, Dermagran®, or Biolex®.
General Daily Care
Your goal is to keep your wound and the Silverlon dressing clean, moist, and covered. Recommend washing hands with warm water and soap before and after dressing change. The Silverlon dressing may be worn while showering unless otherwise directed by your physician or nurse. Please check with physician or nurse for exact showering directions. Soaking in a bathtub is not recommended.
General Considerations During Use
- Daily soaking and spraying with wound cleansers (optional, as listed above) may help remove wound debris and extend the life of the Silverlon dressing.
For Draining Wounds
- Remove and dispose of the outer absorbent cover dressings.
- Gently remove Silverlon dressing, if any sticking occurs see warning instructions below.
- Rinse Silverlon dressing thoroughly with clean water being sure to rinse away any exudate that maybe on the dressing (You may stretch the dressing by its corners to open up its weave to help loosen the exudate from the cloth), gently squeeze out excess water, and reapply to wound while moist.
- Apply fresh cover dressings as per instructed by your physician or nurse.
Important To Remember
Do not remove the Silverlon Wound Care Dressing while dry or if Silverlon dressing is sticking. If sticking occurs, rewet and saturate the Silverlon dressing waiting until it can easily be removed. If problems occur, including swelling, severe redness or sharply increased pain, contact your physician.
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