Monitoring incisions after surgery is critical to reducing the risk of surgical site infections, and dressing selection plays a significant role in how an incision is protected post-operatively. 3M offers a range of dressings that can meet the needs of you and your patients and help facilitate a quicker return to activities of daily life¹. Learn about selecting the right post-operative dressing. (PDF, 231 KB)
For small to large incisions, Tegaderm absorbent clear acrylic dressings offer a waterproof¹, transparent² barrier—allowing active monitoring and early intervention without disturbing the incision³.
Plus, extended wear time⁴ of up to 7 days allows for patients to shower and return more quickly to daily activities¹.
An all-in-one sterile⁵ dressing with non-adherent absorbent pad⁶, 3M™ Tegaderm™ +Pad Film Dressing offers a barrier to external sources of contamination and water ingress¹ and conforms to body contours⁷.
This all-in-one sterile⁸ dressing features a breathable⁹ soft cloth tape backing with a unique non-adherent pad⁶. This post-surgical dressing can be used on areas where swelling or movement⁹ is expected on light to moderately draining wounds.
1 3M data on file. EM-05-014684
2 3M data on file. EM-05-000138
3 3M data on file. EM-05-000003
4 3M data on file. EM-05-104692, EM-05-014725
5 3M data on file. EM-05-004007
6 3M data on file. EM-05-LIMS-7438
7 3M data on file. EM-05-162461
8 3M data on file. EM-05-004013
9 3M data on file. EM-05-261014