ALLEVYN™ Gentle Border Sacrum is a silicone gel adhesive hydrocellular foam dressing incorporating unique triple-action technology. It is comprised of a highly breathable polyurethane top film, a hydrocellular foam layer and a perforated wound contract layer coated with a silicone gel adhesive.
ALLEVYN™ Gentle Border Sacrum has a unique design with three slits in the film at the bottom of the dressing to aid placement of the dressing in the cleft and aid dressing conformability in this awkward area of the body.
Top film provides bacterial and waterproof barrier
Wider border to help secure the dressing to the sacral area
A tail at the end of the dressing to aid with conformability
3 perforated slits to help with placement around the cleft
Silicone wound contact layer can be lifted and repositioned without losing its adherent properties 1
Optimal fluid management
Lowers risk of maceration 2, extensive wear time and retention, resistant to leakage
Provides a bacterial barrier
May help reduce risk of infection
Extensible and flexible
Easily molds to body contours and hard to dress areas
Adheres gently to surrounding skin
Minimal trauma to the sacral area
Excellent flexibility and conformable dressing 3
Unique design with a dressing tail to aid dressing conformability and fit to the sacral area
ALLEVYN ™ Gentle Border Lite is indicated for wound management by secondary intention on shallow, granulating wounds, chronic and acute low exuding wounds full and partial thickness wounds including:
Diabetic foot ulcers
First and second degree burns
Do not use ALLEVYN ™ Gentle Border Sacrum dressing with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing. If reddening or sensitization occurs discontinue use.