Dressing, 3-1/2" x 3-1/2", Box of 10
The Allevyn Tracheostomy dressing combines the benefits of
Allevyn with a ‘key-hole’ aperture which allows the dressing to fit
neatly around a tracheostomy tube or other drain or stoma.
is a soft, conformable non-adherent dressing indicated for the
management of fluid, secretion, or exudate build-up associated with the
use of tracheostomy tubes.
dressings should not be reused. Do not use Allevyn Tracheostomy
dressings with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions (eg.
Dakins) or hydrogel peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent
polyurethane component of the dressing.
- ‘Key-hole’ aperture
- Pink, waterproof
outer film layer
- Highly absorbent
hydrocellular central layer
- Non-adherent inner
- Cushioned pad
The unique structure of Allevyn Tracheostomy dressing enables it
to absorb large amounts of secretions. This prevents maceration and
helps maintain the condition of the patient’s skin in the peristomal
Easy to apply and remove
The ‘key-hole’ aperture in Allevyn Tracheostomy dressing
simplifies applications. If required, the dressing may be cut to shape.
Removal of the dressing is also simple and painless, causing minimal
distress to the patient.
The breathable OpSite* Film forms the outer surface of the
Allevyn Tracheostomy dressing, preventing leakage of secretions
through the front of the dressing, providing an easy clean surface and
acting as a barrier to liquids.
The advanced design of Allevyn Tracheostomy dressing minimizes
adherence to both the peristomal skin and the tracheostomy tube,
reducing trauma for the patient during use and removal.
Soft and conformable
The cushioned middle foam layer offers significant benefits in terms of
patient comfort and protection. The non-fibrous construction also means
that fiber shedding is not a problem, unlike traditional gauze
The Allevyn Tracheostomy dressing has a clean, functional
appearance which helps to reassure patients and their caregivers.
High absorbency means that fewer dressing changes are required, which
makes the dressing not only more cost effective but also minimizes
discomfort for the patient.