How to use Smith & Nephew Opsite Flexigrid

Smith & Nephew Opsite Flexigrid

How to use Smith & Nephew Opsite Flexigrid

Step 1
– Wash hands before and after treating the wound
– Gently clean the wound removing any debris and dry the surrounding skin. Ensure surrounding skin
– Remains dry before application. Do not apply to heavily bleeding wounds.
– Remove dressing from pouch.
– Remove the backing paper marked 1, taking care not to touch the adhesive side.
– Place the dressing over the wound using light pressure.

Smith & Nephew Opsite Flexigrid
Smith & Nephew Opsite Flexigrid

Step 2
Remove the backing paper marked 2, and smooth the dressing down. Press around the edges of the dressing.
Step 3
If required, record the wound size.
Step 4
Remove the green grid and keep in patient’s records.
Step 5
To remove the dressing, lift one corner and slowly stretch the film in a motion that is parallel to the skin. Handle and dispose of the used dressing with care.

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