Anyone who works in a construction trade knows that at some point in time an injury is bound to happen on a job site. Whether it is a small cut that can be dealt with by wrapping a spare piece of paper towel around it, or a more serious wound that requires professional medical attention, keeping the wound clean while completing certain work can be a challenge. With the average bandage, even if it is waterproof, it can be difficult to tell if chemicals or other unwanted substances have reached the wound.
DrySee, a medical technology company dedicated to improving wound care, has created the first patented waterproof bandage with a liquid intrusion alert. The average bandage provides some protection, but it is still easy for dirt and water to reach a wound. Even if a waterproof bandage is used on a wound, it’s hard to tell if it is actually sealed. DrySee is an alternative to traditional cloth or plastic bandages when more reliable wound protection and liquid blocking is needed.
DrySee’s waterproof bandages provide a secure, waterproof covering for low exudate wounds. If water or other liquids make their way into the bandage, the liquid indicating gauze along the perimeter of the bandage will turn a dark blue color. DrySee’s color changing, liquid intrusion alert takes the guesswork out of replacing bandages because it is easy to see if the bandage is wet or dry. DrySee bandages can last for up to 4 days,or until it has been compromised, so people may even be able to reduce the number of bandage changes that they need to complete during healing.
“Infections are a historical and ongoing plague on the health care system,” said Brad Greer, CEO of DrySee. “DrySee is a game-changer for any type of wound care. There is no more ambiguity on the part of the person caring for the wound. It is visibly obvious when a bandage needs to be changed. This visual cue should help people be more proactive with their wound care and help reduce the number of infections.”
DrySee bandages are available in packages of 25 or 4 units for online purchase. DrySee liquid indicating bandages are waterproof, sterile, disposable, breathable, non-latex, and one bandage can be used for up to four days. For more information and ordering, visit www.drysee.com.