Healthcare Adhesive Tape 101

When thinking of healthcare supplies, medical adhesive tape may not always be the first thing that comes to mind. The versatility of this tape makes it one of the most important supplies needed to help care for wounds. The main job of this surgical tape is to attach bandages, gauze, and other dressings to the …

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Types of Wound Care Dressings and the Promotion of Healing

If you’ve ever had the unfortunate luck of being in the hospital after being hurt, then you might remember the medical staff wrapping your wounds after disinfecting the injured area. Wound care dressings promote healing and are one of the first steps towards recovery. Like so many objects that get used on a daily basis, there’s much more to this medical essential than you might know. There are a wide variety of adhesives that are used for dressing wounds, and we’re going to look at a few.

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Medical Adhesive Tape 101

Chances are, you have a roll of medical adhesive tape in your medicine cabinet, or you’ve seen some come into play at a sporting event. Sometimes referred to as surgical tape, this staple of the medical supply world has many different types and uses. If you’ve ever been curious about either, then it’s time for a crash course and put the ‘eas’ in adhesive.

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