ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Skin and Wound Care introduces 3M™ Tegaderm™ Diamond Pattern Film Dressing, a versatile dressing solution with transparent, breathable film, preferred frame delivery system and new, Comfort Adhesive Technology. The new dressing offers all the popular features of Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressings while adding innovative adhesive technology to increase moisture management performance which could lead to less frequent dressing changes, and may provide a cost savings option for health care facilities. Tegaderm™ Diamond Dressings will be available in the Unites States as well as selected international markets later this month.
“We listened to our customers and designed an easy-to-use dressing that will perform on the ever-changing conditions of patients encountered in clinical practice.”
“With over 25 years on the market, Tegaderm™ Brand Dressings are the standard for IV site care and the world leader in transparent film dressings. Over the years, we have brought countless new products to market that build upon our core expertise in films and adhesives,” said Paul Keel, president of 3M Skin & Wound Care Division. “We listened to our customers and designed an easy-to-use dressing that will perform on the ever-changing conditions of patients encountered in clinical practice.”
According to Matt Fryxell, 3M new products marketer, “The Tegaderm™ Diamond Dressing is an ideal solution for many patients, including those who may become unexpectedly diaphoretic. Additionally, the highly breathable dressing is engineered with pressure-sensitive adhesive to conform to the skin’s irregular surface for a long, comfortable wear, even when environmental conditions have historically posed challenges for optimal dressing performance.”
To learn more about 3M™ Tegaderm™ Diamond Pattern Film Dressing products, visit us at our website.
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For more information, please visit the 3M™ Tegaderm™ Diamond Film website at http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/3MSWC/Skin-Wound-Care/ProductDirectory/Dressings/tegaderm-diamond/?WT.mc_id=pr_TegDiamond_5.