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ALLEVYN Gentle Border

ALLEVYN Gentle Border

ALLEVYN Gentle Border is a foam dressing that has been shown to meet or exceed patient expectations14 and creates an optimal environment for healing14-17.

Gentle silicone adhesive

ALLEVYN Gentle Border goes on tightly but comes off lightly providing a gentle adhesive solution for fragile skin14,18,19.

Highly absorbent15

ALLEVYN Gentle Border provides excellent fluid handling15.

Shower11 and bacteria proof20

Highly breathable top film that actively transpires fluid to help maintain a moist wound environment15.

This video shows you more about ALLEVYN Gentle Border

 

References

1. Royal College of Nursing (2012). Overstretched. Under-resourced. The UK nursing labour market review 2012. RCN, London, UK
2. O’Keeffe M (2006), Evaluation of the a community-based wound care programme in an urban area. Poster presented at EWMA Conference, 2006
3. UK Demand Model v1 Smith and Nephew 2014 53417
4. Simon D, Bielby A, A structured collaborative approach to appraise the clinical performance of a new product. Wounds UK 2014, 10(3):80-87
5. Rossington, A et al., 2013. Clinical performance and positive impact on patient wellbeing of ALLEVYN Life. Wounds UK 9(4): 91-95
6. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/124/DOF Fluid handling properties of ALLEVYN Life (In-vitro)
7. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/201/DOF Free swell absorbency of MepilexTM Border (In-vitro)
8. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/202/DOF Fluid handling properties of ALLEVYN Life 2012 (In-vitro)
9. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/152/DOF Physical testing of AquacelTM Foam 2012 (In-vitro)
10. Stephen-Haynes et al., An appraisal of the clinical performance and economic benefits of a silicone foam in a large UK primary care organisation. Journal of Community Nursing 2013
11. Smith & Nephew Wound Management, Data on File Report Reference OR-DOF/011, Results from a Multi-centre, Non-comparative Clinical In Market Evaluation of ALLEVYN Gentle Border dressing (CIME/008) and from open, prospective, randomised, within volunteer (VTR/HVT 050) comparison of Dakota and Mepilex Border in terms of showerproof and use on awkward areas.Hussein D; August 2010
12.OR DOF020 Performance of silicone dressings – ALLEVYN Life and Mepilex Border
13. Joy H et al., A collaborative project to enhance efficiency through dressing change.Poster presented at Wounds UK 2014
14. Hurd, T et al., A multi-center in-market evaluation of ALLEVYN Gentle Border. Wounds UK (2009) Vol 5, No3
15. Data on File Ref. DS/09/013/R2, ALLEVYN Gentle Border Dressing Physical Properties. Daubney L, May 2009 (In-vitro)
16. ALLEVYN Gentle Border, A 17 day wound healing study in Full Thickness Wounds. Skytte C, October 2008
17. The clinical and physical properties of ALLEVYN Gentle Border dressing and the moist wound environment. Myers D, November 2007 (In-vitro)
18. Volunteer trial summary final report, HVT 050, Results from an open, prospective, randomised, within volunteer comparison of Dakota and Mepilex Border. Palmer, S and Smith G, November 2008
19. “Ageing changes in the skin”, update on 22/08/2006 by Sandra W.Cohen M.D. Ref: http://www.nim.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/004014.htm
20. Smith & Nephew Wound Management Report 1010016 Bacteria barrier testing of ALLEVYN dressings with a 7 day test duration with S.Marcescens. Vaughan J, 2010 (In-vitro)
21. Smith & Nephew report DS/08/0701R1 Silver release of ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border. Carpenter, S. September 2008 (In-vitro)
22. Smith & Nephew research centre report ref: RR-WMP07330-10-03, The equivalence of the antimicrobial efficacies of the ALLEVYN Ag foam variants against key wounds pathogens. Driffield K, Woodmansey E. March 2009 (In-vitro)
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ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border

ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border for when you are concerned about wound infection.

  • 2 in 1 dressing that combines the physical qualities and ease of use of ALLEVYN Gentle Border with the antimicrobial action of silver21
  • Broad spectrum antimicrobial activity, effective against even antibiotic resistant bacteria such as MRSA for up to 7 days22

References

1. Royal College of Nursing (2012). Overstretched. Under-resourced. The UK nursing labour market review 2012. RCN, London, UK
2. O’Keeffe M (2006), Evaluation of the a community-based wound care programme in an urban area. Poster presented at EWMA Conference, 2006
3. UK Demand Model v1 Smith and Nephew 2014 53417
4. Simon D, Bielby A, A structured collaborative approach to appraise the clinical performance of a new product. Wounds UK 2014, 10(3):80-87
5. Rossington, A et al., 2013. Clinical performance and positive impact on patient wellbeing of ALLEVYN Life. Wounds UK 9(4): 91-95
6. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/124/DOF Fluid handling properties of ALLEVYN Life (In-vitro)
7. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/201/DOF Free swell absorbency of MepilexTM Border (In-vitro)
8. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/202/DOF Fluid handling properties of ALLEVYN Life 2012 (In-vitro)
9. Smith & Nephew data on file report DS/12/152/DOF Physical testing of AquacelTM Foam 2012 (In-vitro)
10. Stephen-Haynes et al., An appraisal of the clinical performance and economic benefits of a silicone foam in a large UK primary care organisation. Journal of Community Nursing 2013
11. Smith & Nephew Wound Management, Data on File Report Reference OR-DOF/011, Results from a Multi-centre, Non-comparative Clinical In Market Evaluation of ALLEVYN Gentle Border dressing (CIME/008) and from open, prospective, randomised, within volunteer (VTR/HVT 050) comparison of Dakota and Mepilex Border in terms of showerproof and use on awkward areas.Hussein D; August 2010
12.OR DOF020 Performance of silicone dressings – ALLEVYN Life and Mepilex Border
13. Joy H et al., A collaborative project to enhance efficiency through dressing change.Poster presented at Wounds UK 2014
14. Hurd, T et al., A multi-center in-market evaluation of ALLEVYN Gentle Border. Wounds UK (2009) Vol 5, No3
15. Data on File Ref. DS/09/013/R2, ALLEVYN Gentle Border Dressing Physical Properties. Daubney L, May 2009 (In-vitro)
16. ALLEVYN Gentle Border, A 17 day wound healing study in Full Thickness Wounds. Skytte C, October 2008
17. The clinical and physical properties of ALLEVYN Gentle Border dressing and the moist wound environment. Myers D, November 2007 (In-vitro)
18. Volunteer trial summary final report, HVT 050, Results from an open, prospective, randomised, within volunteer comparison of Dakota and Mepilex Border. Palmer, S and Smith G, November 2008
19. “Ageing changes in the skin”, update on 22/08/2006 by Sandra W.Cohen M.D. Ref: http://www.nim.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/004014.htm
20. Smith & Nephew Wound Management Report 1010016 Bacteria barrier testing of ALLEVYN dressings with a 7 day test duration with S.Marcescens. Vaughan J, 2010 (In-vitro)
21. Smith & Nephew report DS/08/0701R1 Silver release of ALLEVYN Ag Gentle Border. Carpenter, S. September 2008 (In-vitro)
22. Smith & Nephew research centre report ref: RR-WMP07330-10-03, The equivalence of the antimicrobial efficacies of the ALLEVYN Ag foam variants against key wounds pathogens. Driffield K, Woodmansey E. March 2009 (In-vitro)
TM All trademarks acknowledged

Patients

Smith & Nephew is providing information in this site for general educational use only, and does not intend for this to be construed as medical advice or used as a substitute for the advice of your physician. For questions or concerns about a previous or upcoming surgery, Smith & Nephew recommends that you contact your healthcare professional.