17.18 Bandages

Light-weight conforming bandages

Knitted Polyamide and Cellulose Contour Bandage

K-Band®
  • 4m stretched - 7cm (£0.26), 10cm (£0.28), 15cm (£0.50)

Notes

  1. These are for retaining dressings. They do not provide support.

Tubular bandages and garments

Elasticated Viscose Stockinette

Comfifast®
  • 3.5 cm red line (small limb) 1m (£0.56)
  • 5 cm green line (medium limb) 1m (£0.58), 3m (£1.62), 5m (£2.81)
  • 7.5 cm blue line (large limb) 1m (£0.77), 3m (£2.13), 5m (£3.74)
  • 10.75 cm yellow line (child trunk) 1m (£1.20), 3m (£3.49), 5m (£6.04)
  • 17.5 cm beige line (adult trunk) 1m (£1.83)

Notes

  1. Used for retaining dressings

Cohesive Bandages

Cohesive extensible bandages

Coban®
  • Bandage, 6m (stretched), 10cm (£2.93)

Notes

  1. Please note, not to be used as outer compression layer in multicomponent compression bandaging. Please use Koflex (see below) as part of the K-Four compression bandaging system

Medicated stocking

Zipzoc®
  • Sterile rayon stocking impregnated with ointment containing zinc oxide 20% (£12.52 = 4 stockings)

Notes

  1. Zipzoc® may be cut before applying to the leg, where shaping is an issue or dressing a lower leg with arterial impairment.
  2. Used to treat varicose eczema.
  3. May be left in place for one week.
  4. An extra layer of bandage is required as they are moist.
  5. Other products such as Viscopaste® PB7 may contain parabens, which may produce local reaction

 

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