3M is a manufacturer of wound care products, including dressings, tape, and skin care items. With a selection of widely recognizable and reliable brands such as Tegaderm, Medipore, Coban, and Cavilon, 3M is one of the most trusted manufacturers of wound care solutions.
3M Tegaderm transparent film dressing is a sterile wound dressing that is breathable, impervious to bacteria and a waterproof dressing. Tegaderm dressings are known for conforming to the skin, which means treating wounds in places such as fingers and toes is possible.
3M also offers different types of wound dressings with everything from film dressings, hydrocolloid dressings and foam dressings. Medipore products also provide solutions in wound care and some may be used in conjunction with Tegaderm. For those times when the best solution is a compression wrap, 3M offers Coban. Other medical supplies from 3M include Cavilon for barrier, skin care and basic wound care solutions. Medical tape can be used to hold wound dressings in place.
A non-adherent dressing is available from 3M. 3M Medipore has a breathable, soft backing with a non-adherent pad. These self-adhesive dressings may be used as a primary or secondary dressing over light to moderately draining wounds. Express Medical Supply also has a non-adherent dressing from Systagenix. Adaptic is ideal for use on heavily exudating wounds.