3M Medipore hypoallergenic cloth tape is a non-woven, non-adherent surgical tape that allows for added flexibility and comfort. Medipore cloth tape is part of family of tapes such as Blenderm, Durapore and Micropore tape. However, this medical tapestretches both diagonally and horizontally, which is especially helpful with wounds that are swollen. Medipore cloth tape is both porous and breathable. 3M offers the tape by itself or as a wound dressing called Medipore + Pad. Medipore + Pad is an all-in-one sterile wound dressing that features a breathable soft cloth tape backing with a unique non-adherent pad. Medipore + Pad can be used as a primary or secondary dressing over light to moderately draining wounds. It is conformable and provides superior patient comfort.
Medipore is non-curling and water-resistant, which makes it ideal for securing not just wound dressings, but tubing, catheters and ostomy pouches if you have fragile skin. Medipore's perforated rolls means you won't need scissors and the gentleness of the fabric has made it available for complex applications. 3M also manufactures Micropore, a hypoallergenic paper tape. Micropore is lightweight, breathable and gentle on sensitive skin. Micropore works well on frequently changed bandages and 'at-risk' skin. 3M Micropore is considered one of the best paper tapes by hospitals around the country. Coban wraps are self-adherent compression wraps that are water-resistant and lightweight. The Coban wrap sticks to itself instead of other materials or your skin. The 1" compression wrap, 2" inch compression wrap, 3" compression wrap and 4" inch compression wrap are available in our medical supply store. Each size will fit your wound care management needs. The Coban latex-free compression bandage wrap is also available. No pin, clips or tapes are needed to hold this product in place and it won't leave residue on your skin.
3M Tegaderm is a transparent dressing that allows you to easily monitor wounds and IVs without dressing changes. Tegaderm is a versatile wound dressing that allows standardization of one product for many applications. It conforms to the body and the longer wear time makes it cost-effective. The breathable film of Tegaderm allows an exchange of moisture vapor and oxygen while providing a moist wound environment for enhanced healing. Tegaderm is sterile, waterproof and provides a bacterial barrier to outside contaminants while allowing patient showers. Tegaderm protects reddened or fragile skin, seals out water, dirt and germs, which helps prevent infection. 3M Tegaderm flexes and moves with the body for greater comfort. 3M Nexcare is an adhesive bandage that doesn't melt away in water. Nexcare bandages feature the best properties of a waterproof bandage with a cushioned gel pad that helps reduce paid and promote fast healing of blisters. Nexcare bandages are a must-have item for a first aid kit. The 360-degree seal helps keep out water, dirt and germs that may lead to an infection.