Manufacturers of medical devices and products are being called upon to find new ways to help support homecare—proven to have better clinical outcomes for many treatments and almost always preferred by patients. Today’s advanced wound care products that create negative pressure environments to accelerate healing are good examples. These innovative specialty dressings deliver a vacuum at the wound site that helps draw wound edges together—simultaneously removing infectious materials, reducing edema and promoting the type of tissue growth that closes the wound.
To function properly, these dressings need to conform to the wound bed and maintain negative (vacuum) pressures. They must be soft and flexible to allow for easy application, yet at the same time maintain tight seals to preserve aseptic conditions.
This is one of those situations where the adage “easier said then done” comes into play—until now……IDC technology know how