Smith and Nephew Opsite - Flexifix Tape (Transparent Film Roll) is a waterproof medical tape that can be worn up to 7 days. This transparent adhesive film is designed to allow easy application to awkward areas of the body, placed over dressings and tubes. Has the look and feel of plastic tape. Size: 2" x 11 yards. Waterproof. Box, Case of 24.
Ideal for holding medical devices in place such as catheters, stoma wafers and pouches, leg bags, wound dressings and glucose monitoring systems.
Compares to Smith and Nephew Hypafix dressing (UNI4209EACH).
Opsite Flexifix can be used on shallow pressure sores, minor burns, cuts, and abrasions. Permeable to air and moisture. Aids in prevention of bacterial contamination, reduces risk of secondary infections. Acrylic adhesive helps to minimize skin damage. Extremely durable and edges will not roll over time.
Hypafix and Opsite Flexifix Comparison Chart
|Hypafix Qualities||Flexifix Qualities|
|Material||Non-woven fabric||Plastic acrylic adhesive|
|Wear time||Less than 7 days||7 days|
|Durability/adhesion||Durable with good adhesive qualities||Extremely durable with very strong adhesive - stays in place without rolling on edges|