Askina® DresSil® Heel

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Foam dressing with silicone adhesive and additional adhesive border

Specifically designed for wounds on the heel, Askina® DresSil® Heel is a new foam dressing with silicone adhesive. It is easy to position and is self-adherent, so there is no need for secondary fixation.

The foam layer provides excellent absorption capacity and retention properties. Soft and conformable it has a cushioning effect which gives more protection and helps to relieve pressure.

Advantages

Soft silicone adhesive layer:

  • Atraumatic dressing removal(1)
  • Repositionable, allowing wound inspection
  • Coated all over the foam to allow intimate contact
  • No need for additional fixation

Foam layer:

  • Excellent absorption capacity
  • Soft and conformable
  • Adaptable shape

Large Border:

  • Security for improved patient comfort
  • Shower proof

(1)Thomas S Atraumatic dressings. WorldWideWounds, 2003.

Indication

Askina®DresSil Heel is indicated for the management of moderately exuding chronic and acute wounds located on the heel:

  • Pressure ulcer
  • Diabetic foot ulcer
  • Skin tears
  • Venous and arterial leg ulcer
  • First and second degree burns
  • Donor sites.

Askina® DresSil Heel can also be used for prevention of pressure ulcers. It protects the heel and the malleolous.