The injury healing process can be long and painful whether wounds are open or closed, shallow or deep.
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When you think of healthcare supplies, which comes to mind first: A stethoscope to hear a heartbeat? A syringe to give a needed shot? Perhaps even the "Ahhhhhh, open wide" tongue depressor!
Topics: Medical Medical Adhesive Tape
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There is no single, specific treatment for a wound. Because they vary in type, severity, and location, each wound dressing must be designed and constructed to help heal that wound — whether it’s a cut, burn, sore, etc. — as well as prevent infection and reduce pain.
Similarly, the adhesives used for wound dressings must also be selected based on how each wound dressing is built and the environment in which it will perform.
An adhesive in a wound dressing product has two main goals: stick to human skin and be removed from that same skin. Sounds simple, but there’s a lot more involved that challenges flexible material converters.
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Before we dive into the many uses of this exceptional substance, let’s start with the basics: “What is hydrogel?” Hydrogel is a 3D network of hydrophilic polymer material that quickly absorbs and retains a large amount of water (or other fluid). Incredibly versatile and environmentally sensitive, hydrogels are multi-functional across a variety of industries.