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How to use hydrocolloid dressing

How to use hydrocolloid dressing

Hydrocolloid dressings are basically bandages that contain a gel-forming agent such as gelatin. The gel-forming agents combine with a polyurethane foam or film to create a barrier that is waterproof, oxygen-proof and bacteria-proof. These are popularly used as wound dressings in hospitals since they adhere to both dry and wet wounds. Steps on how to […]