Adhesive Occlusive Dressing

A transparent, elastic film coated with a nonirritating adhesive. It is designed to provide a barrier against bacteria and water, but permits the exchange of moisture vapor and air needed for wound healing. May be used as a dressing for burns, decubitus ulcers, wounds, intravenous catheterization, and other catheterization procedures.

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