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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
Notes:

Compression stockings: there is currently no formulary for compression stockings. Please ensure that patients are using the most cost effective and clinically appropriate appliance following details in the Drug Tariff. Please see the link to the NHSBSA here for the latest version of the Drug Tariff. Generic prescribing only

Hosiery appliances: there is currently no formulary for hosiery appliances. Please ensure that patients are using the most cost effective and clinically appropriate appliance following details in the Drug Tariff. Please see the link to the NHSBSA here for the latest version of the Drug Tariff

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A5.02.01  Expand sub section  Hydrogel dressings
A5.02.01  Expand sub section  Hydrogel application (amorphous)
ActivHeal Hydrogel
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Available as 8g or 15g




ActivHeal® Hydrogel is used as a primary dressing indicated for use on dry and sloughy wounds with nil to low exudate:








  • Pressure ulcers

  • Cavity wounds

  • Leg ulcers

  • Graft and Donor sites

  • Diabetic ulcers

  • Post op surgical wounds

  • Lacerations and abrasions



 
 
A5.02.01  Expand sub section  Hydrogel sheet dressings
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Aquaform 8g

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