Arterial Ulcer Wound Dressings and Challenges

Most chronic wounds are one of three types: venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, and diabetic ulcers.1 However, a fourth group of chronic wounds—arterial ulcers—is an important cause of disability and amputation.2 While fewer people are affected by arterial ulcers than the other ulcer types, those who have arterial ulcers struggle with a uniquely difficult condition.  […]

Buyer Beware: Pink Tape, Imitators, & Fresh Zinc Oxide Tape

Shopping around for a product is encouraged, but not all “Pink Tape” is the same. Hy-Tape is available through distributors, online stores, Amazon, Ebay, you name it, we are probably there. However, there are sellers that either do not care for the product the correct way (see our article on care and storage) or hold onto […]

Get the Most Out of Your Tape Rolls: Proper Storage & Transport of Hy-Tape

Much like perishable foods, medical tape has an expiration date and responds to temperature and pressure. Variables like humidity, heat, cold, and time affect the performance of your adhesive product. The responsibility of delivering and maintaining product is very important as it not only directly impacts the health and skin of the patient, but also […]