THIS FOAM IS AN 
EFFECTIVE BACTERIAL BARRIER.

ACTIVHEAL® FOAM ADHESIVE

THIS FOAM IS AN EFFECTIVE
BACTERIAL BARRIER.

ACTIVHEAL®
FOAM ADHESIVE

ACTIVHEAL® FOAM ADHESIVE IS AN ABSORBENT FOAM DRESSING IDEAL FOR MODERATE TO HIGH EXUDING WOUNDS

FEATURES EXCELLENT ABSORPTION OF EXUDATE // VERSATILE // PROMOTES HEALING THROUGH A MOIST WOUND ENVIRONMENT // REDUCES THE RISK OF MACERATION // WATERPROOF // BACTERIAL BARRIER // SOFT AND COMFORTABLE //

ActivHeal® Foam Adhesive is a two layer dressing indicated for moderate to heavily exuding wounds. Each layer of the ActivHeal® Foam Adhesive contributes to the performance of the dressing.

The dressing comprises of a polyurethane absorbent foam pad and a polyurethane membrane. The core of the dressing is a layer of absorbent polyurethane foam which absorbs wound exudate vertically into the dressing. The absorbent pad retains the exudate within the dressing preventing the exudate from re-entering the wound and preventing maceration to the peri wound and surrounding skin. The polyurethane membrane provides an effective barrier function and is waterproof whilst allowing the transpiration of exudate which aids the total fluid handling capacity of the dressing.

Indicated for moderate to heavily exudating wounds. The dressing offers a pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive border ensuring the dressing remains in place allowing the patient to continue everyday activities confidently. The dressing conforms to the contours of the body which reduces the risk of rucking or catching on clothing and bedding.

PERFORMANCE

Total Fluid Handling (g/10cm2)1

 MVTR
 Absorbency

PRODUCT RANGE

  • EVERYDAY:  Adhesive Foam Border

INDICATIONS

ActivHeal® Foam Adhesive is indicated for the following moderate to heavily exuding wounds:

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Leg ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Post operative surgical
  • Cavity wounds (as a secondary dressing)
  • Lacerations and abrasions
  • Graft wounds and Donor sites
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns

Wound Types

Moderate > Heavy Exudate

CASE STUDY

Patient H was an 82 year old lady resident in a nursing home. The patient had a Category 3 moderately exuding pressure ulcer situated over the coccyx which had been present for 6 months.

Day 1. The wound presented healthy granulation tissue however it had become inert. The tissue surrounding the wound was hydrated, healthy and there were no complaints of discomfort. Exudate levels remained moderate.

Day 9. The wound continued to improve with good epithelial growth. The patient’s discomfort levels remained low and there were no signs of peri ulcer skin reactions. The dressing was easy to apply, remove and was atraumatic for the patient.

Day 24. The wound had continued to progress through the wound healing continuum with increasing amounts of epithelial tissue visible and a slight reduction in size.

SIZES & CODES

ActivHeal® Foam Adhesive is available through a variety of channels.

ActivHeal®FOAM ADHESIVE 
SIZE (CM)QTYPRODUCT CODENHS SUPPLY CHAIN CODEDT PIP CODE
7.5x7.5 1010010232ELM161358-3390
10x101010009109ELA210304-3767
12.5x12.51010009110ELA211317-0495
15x151010009111ELA212304-3775
20x201010009112ELA213314-6065

References
1. SMTL Independent Data Report No. 10/3421/1.
Permafoam is a registered trademark of Paul Hartmann Limited.

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THIS FOAM IS AN 
EFFECTIVE BACTERIAL BARRIER.

ACTIVHEAL® FOAM NON-ADHESIVE

THIS FOAM IS AN EFFECTIVE
BACTERIAL BARRIER.

ACTIVHEAL®
FOAM NON-ADHESIVE

ACTIVHEAL® FOAM NON-ADHESIVE CREATES A MOIST WOUND HEALING ENVIRONMENT

FEATURES EXCELLENT ABSORPTION OF EXUDATE // VERSATILE // PROMOTES HEALING THROUGH A MOIST WOUND ENVIRONMENT // LOW FRICTION BACKING // LOW ADHERENT WOUND CONTACT LAYER // SOFT AND COMFORTABLE // IDEAL UNDER COMPRESSION //

ActivHeal® Foam Non-Adhesive is a versatile dressing developed to offer protection and absorbency on moderate to heavily exuding wounds.

It’s three- layer construction offers a low friction backing, soft highly absorbent foam and a perforated wound contact layer. This non-adhesive dressing is ideal when reducing trauma is a key part of the wound dressing regime; and its soft and flexible properties mean patients can wear it underneath clothing with comfort and confidence. The ActivHeal® Foam Non-Adhesive range offers a variety of shapes and sizes including; the ActivHeal® Foam Heel dressing, a two layer, soft pre-moulded dressing, specifically designed to apply easily to the heel and other anatomical areas. The ActivHeal® Foam Tracheostomy two layer dressing which features a versatile fenestration, allowing it to fit neatly around a tracheostomy tube, intubation tube, cannula insertion, external bone fixators and appropriately sized wound drainage tubes.

PERFORMANCE

Total Fluid Handling (g/10cm2)1

 MVTR
 Absorbency

PRODUCT RANGE

  • EVERYDAY:  Non-Adhesive Foam Border & Non-Adhesive Foam Non Border
  • SPECIALIST: Non-Adhesive Foam Heel, Tracheostomy

INDICATIONS

ActivHeal® Foam Non-Adhesive is indicated for the following moderate to heavily exuding wounds:

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Leg ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Post operative surgical
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns
  • Lacerations and abrasions
  • Graft wounds and Donor sites
  • Cavity wounds (as a secondary dressing)

Wound Types

Moderate > Heavy Exudate

CASE STUDY

Patient A was admitted to the unit with a fresh, sizeable skin tear to her left shin. The skin on her right leg was in danger of further breakdown. Her past medical history included left hemiparesis due to cerebral infarct, osteoarthritis, hypertension, shingles and low mood.

Day 1. The wound was assessed and the skin tear measured 7cm at the widest point. The dermis and the epidermis had been pulled apart. Distally the epidermal flap was lost, leaving a small area of dermal tissue exposed. The wound had no areas of necrosis or slough, moderate levels of exudate and no sign of infection. Additionally the flap was also viable.

Day 12. The wound continued to show improvement following the use of ActivHeal® Non-Adhesive Foam. Proximal wound margins were now apposed. No signs of maceration or breakdown of surrounding skin. The wound area had reduced in size and contained both granulation tissue and epithelial tissue.

Day 32. The wound showed a good level of healing and, as a result, the patient was discharged from the unit back into the community. The District Nurses were requested to moisturise both legs, then continue with ActivHeal® Non-Adhesive Foam, which was held in place with a tubular bandage to protect the delicate, newly healed tissue and prevent tissue breakdown.

SIZES & CODES

ActivHeal® Foam Non-Adhesive is available through a variety of channels.

ActivHeal®FOAM NON-ADHESIVE 
SIZE (CM)QTYPRODUCT CODENHS SUPPLY CHAIN CODEDT PIP CODE
5x51010009113ELA214314-6073
7.5x7.51010009114ELA245N/A
10x101010009115ELA216304-3791
10x201010011265ELA246317-0503
20x201010009117ELA218314-6081
18x12 Heel510010227ELM160356-1131
10x10 Tracheostomy1010009118ELA335N/A

References
1. SMTL Independent Data Report No. 10/3421/1.
Tegaderm is a registered trademark of 3M.
Allevyn is a registered trademark of Smith & Nephew.

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ActivHeal is a registered trademark of Advanced Medical Solutions Ltd. Only applicable in the EU.

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