Neonatal Skin and Wound Care: Preventing Skin Injury

Neonatal skin is immature and thin, and it requires special care to prevent skin injury. Injury prevention includes risk identification, monitoring for early signs of skin damage, regular cleansing and repositioning, and the use of an appropriate medical adhesive to secure dressings on neonatal skin. Hy-Tape medical adhesive, which is gentle, secure, waterproof, and hypoallergenic, […]

Neonatal MARSI

Medical adhesives are a necessary part of modern medicine. Intravenous and intra-arterial lines, endotracheal tubes, and certain catheters must be tightly secured to prevent slippage, dislodgment, or even internal trauma to patients. On the other hand, medical adhesives are not without a certain amount of risk. Medical adhesives may cause mechanical problems, contact dermatitis, and […]

Medical Adhesives and Wound Dressing Application Strategies

One of the most important steps in wound treatment is proper dressing application. Effectively dressing a wound is critical to the healing process. It is said in communities with moderate wound incidence a full-time nurse (average salary of $67,930) is required for every 5,000 residents, and that gets expensive. Along with proper dressing application, using […]